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One Journey Into Overall Wellness Benefits Patients

in Pharmacy
April 20, 2018
3 minutes read
by Gianna Girone, PharmD(c) Throughout my life I had always been the “un-athletic” one in my family. I grew up surrounded by family members who valued healthy eating and exercise as part of their daily routine. Howe
Bodybuilder Dispenses Brawn for Patient Wellness
in Pharmacy
April 13, 2018 · 6 minutes read
I find it very rewarding when I see a patient improve their self-confidence through exercise and change their bodies with my dieting advice, getting them started with just some simple tips!
Prescribing Wellness in Pharmacy
in Pharmacy
April 06, 2018 · 2 minutes read
Being a Fitpharmacist means leading by example. I don’t want to be telling my patients to exercise regularly and improve their diets if I am not doing it myself!
Making Fitness A Mission In Pharmacy
in Pharmacy
March 30, 2018 · 2 minutes read
During my undergraduate schooling, I fell into the routine of eating fast food for its convenience and indulging in unhealthy snacks on the go. I made the initiative to make a change in my lifestyle!
Fitting Fitness Into the Life of a Pharmacist
in Pharmacy
March 23, 2018 · 4 minutes read
Fitness has always been a large part of my life. When I first arrived at the University of Pittsburgh in 2008, I was allured by the towering oars of the University Rowing Team. From that point on, I dedicated four years of my c
Finding Your Happy Place in Nutrition: One Pharmacist's Story
in Pharmacy
March 16, 2018 · 3 minutes read
When it comes to counseling my patients, I always try to suggest lifestyle changes first before recommending drug therapy, and I've actually had a lot of success helping them to lose weight or helping them with an ailment. It is the exact reason I do what I do!
Pharmacist Accessibility Leads to Education and Encouragement
in Pharmacy
March 09, 2018 · 2 minutes read
Pharmacists are set up perfectly to be that accessible healthcare provider to encourage and educate on nutrition and exercise.
Flexible Dieting Forges a FitPharmacist!
in Pharmacy
March 02, 2018 · 4 minutes read
by Kathryn Hunt, PharmD(c) I had spent so many years of my life uncomfortable in my body, struggling with a mix of anxiety and poor self-esteem. My self-worth was extremely low, and some days my lack of confidence around other p
Compounding Fitness and Pharmacy
in Pharmacy
February 23, 2018 · 3 minutes read
"For me, a FitPharmacist is a pharmacist who is dedicated to the fitness process. It's not easy to stick to a goal long term; it takes years of hard work to achieve a fulfilling goal, just like with pharmacy school."
Fitness As A Physical and Mental Necessity
in Pharmacy
February 16, 2018 · 3 minutes read
For me, being a FitPharmacist means to lead and influence by personal experiences, in hopes of setting a spark in each individual to believe, inspire, and achieve a happier, healthier, and meaningful life within themselves
How Fitness Is More A Mindset than A Workout Set
in Pharmacy
February 09, 2018 · 4 minutes read
"The first wealth is health." -Ralph Waldo Emerson
From Philippines to Pharmacy Owner!
in Pharmacy
February 02, 2018 · 5 minutes read
Being an inspiration to my patients as a role model creates momentum! I strive to move them to act and live a healthy lifestyle.