PET OF THE MONTH

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 Mango

Hi, this is Mango, 2 years,  she is taking your medication right now. Haloperidol. She loves and it drinks it right from the syringe.
She has a plucking problem and she seems to not be able to stop.
It's been over a month now and after talking to the vet we gave her a higher dose after 2 weeks. I will keep on giving her the drops and hopefully with a lot of other things to play with and keep her active, she will stop.
She looks pretty good in the picture. :)

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In Memorium

jerry.gifMr. Gerald DuFresne, RPH, founder of Creative Compounding Center, passed away on April 26, 2008.  He graduated from Wayne State University in 1966.  His pharmacist career began at Cunningham Drugs in Detroit.  He worked at independent pharmacies and pharmacies he had purchased between 1980 and 1999.  Loving compounding, he and his wife Cheryl opened Creative Compounding Center in Lapeer, Michigan in 1999.  They moved their business to Imlay City in 2004 and built a state of the art compounding lab when they outgrew their building in Lapeer.
Jerry was actively involved in business and community activities.  He was a member of Holy Redeemer Lutheran Church in Dryden, MI. and belonged to IACP, PCCA, ACA, BNI, Imlay City Historical Society. He was the President of the Almont Historical Society.

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BHRT: Bio-Identical Hormone Replacement 

hreplace.gifAs women approach their 40's, their hormone levels start to decrease.  They start having hot flashes, depression, mood swings, vaginal pain and dryness, insomnia, heart palpitations and low libido.

Bio-Identical hormones are found in nature versus synthetic or man made hormones and get their start from the wild Mexican yam, which is rich in the precursor molecules easily converted by a biochemist into other molecules that are IDENTICAL in every way to NATURAL ESTROGEN, PROGESTERONE, TESTOSTERONE AND OTHER HORMONES.   

The advantages of BIO-IDENTICAL HORMONE REPLACEMENT include all of the benefits of HRT with few of the unwanted side effects and risks associated with synthetic hormones.  Advantages include the prevention of osteoporosis, restoration of bone strength, reduced hot flashes and vaginal dryness, protection against heart disease and stroke, improved cholesterol levels, reduced risk of depression and breast cancer, improved sleep, better moods,  prevention of senility and improved libido.

The goals of Bio-Identical Hormone Replacement Therapy are:

  • alleviate the symptoms caused by the natural decrease in hormone production by the body
  • replace the hormones to th extent to provide the positive benefits of hormone therapy
  • bring the body back to hormone balance
  • imitate the body's natural processes as much as possible

 

We work closely with you and your doctor to find the special dosage of Estrogen, Progesterone and Testosterone to make you feel good again.  Every woman's body is different; one may need more Estrogen, someone else may need more Progesterone.  That is why we work with you and your doctor to find the right combination of medications just for you.  Our individualized approach with bioidentical hormones that are exactly what your body needs is ideal for women who want to avoid synthetic estrogens and progestins. Cheryl DuFresne offers individual consulting and seminars several times a year on Bio-Identical Hormone Replacement Therapy (BHRT).  Call the office at 810.724.3301 for an appointment or more information.