Laid across my kitchen table is what my Mother calls her own personal pharmacy. Years of being a heart patient and Type 1 diabetic have left her with quite a collection which for many years was up to me to fill the container you see above each week, call in the refills, and pick up the prescriptions from the pharmacy.
If there's one thing I've learned when managing her medications the more there are, the harder it is to keep track and remember them. Her daily regimen includes five pill bottles, two insulin bottles, one box of insulin needles, and one set of prescription eye drops and each of them have different dosages, instructions, and frequencies.
This is especially true when they need adjustment, when providing a list to a new doctor, or when it involves taking more than once a day. PillPad by Alade designs for the BlackBerry PlayBook helps keep track of medications, refill your prescriptions, and provide quick medical reference information right at your fingertips.
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