March 9th, 2009


PSA: Medicare Expands Approval for Macugen

Learned via official notice from work:

For anyone who has these eye conditions or who has ralatives with one or both of them--Medicare has expanded its authorized uses for the drug Macugen to include diabetic macular edema.

This change is effective immediately. Macugen can now be authorized for the treatment of two eye conditions:

* Exudative senile macular degeneration (wet age-related macular degeneration) or
diabetic macular edema.

What Body of Water Are You?

You Are a Creek
You are a dynamic, energetic person. You tend to change quickly and often.
You are spirited and gleeful. You believe it's important to live a colorful life.

You are also quite brave. You are able to look past your fears.
You have what it takes to be very heroic. If the opportunity arises, you can use your strength.

Quiz nabbed from caersidi.