MedsCheck offered at Ajax Health Rite Pharmacy. Do you have diabetes and want to learn how to manage it more effectively? Or are you at risk of getting diabetes?
Book a consultation with our board certified Canadian Diabetic Educators.
Diabetes may have critical repercussions if not properly managed. Health Rite Pharmacy offers you a one-to-one consultation, sitting down with a Diabetic Educator to discuss and help you plan to manage your Diabetes. Our Diabetic Educators will help you understand and simplify your Diabetes case providing you with the best possible practices for both Type I and Type II cases.
MedsCheck Diabetes explained
The MedsCheck Diabetes program is an annual medication review, with followup scheduling based upon patient or pharmacist request, for residents of Ontario living with Diabetes which includes training on the use and disposal of diabetic supplies; education and advice on medication adjustments; and discussion on the impact of lifestyle changes.
The objectives of the MedsCheck Diabetes Program include:
Promoting healthier patient outcomes and self-management of Diabetes
Improving and optimizing drug therapy in combination with lifestyle
Achieving safe, effective and appropriate use of all types of medications, devices and supplies
Ensuring proper disposal of unused and/or expired medication
Aligns with the ministry’s Diabetes strategy
When use MedsCheck Diabetes?
The MedsCheck Diabetes service is available to all patients with a valid OHIP Card living with Type 1 or Type 2 Diabetes and provides an opportunity for the pharmacist to engage the patient in a focused medication review including advice, training, monitoring and education on diabetes. As many patients living with Diabetes may have other medical conditions, pharmacists are expected to provide advice on overall therapy management.
Pharmacy staff may identify patients with Diabetes through dispensing services and interactions with their patients. In addition, patients themselves, caregivers and relatives as well as health care professionals may identify or refer patients to the pharmacy for this specific service.
Is it free?
Yes – A consultation with a Diabetic Educator and the MedsCheck Diabetes consultation at Health Rite Pharmacy is absolutely FREE and all you need is your OHIP card! Use the form to the left to schedule an appointment or call us at: (905) 428-1711