Tuesday, May 2, 2017

Pharmacy Associations Contacted

Academy of Managed Care Pharmacy (AMCP), Alexandria, VA, @amcporg
American Association of Colleges of Pharmacy (AACP), Alexandria, VA, @AACPharmacy
American Association of Pharmaceutical Scientists (AAPS), Arlington, VA, @AAPSComms
American College of Chest Physicians, @accpchest
American College of Clinical Pharmacy (ACCP), Lenexa, KS, @ACCP
American Heart Association, @American_Heart
American Pharmacists Association (APhA), Washington, DC, @pharmacists
American Society of Consultant Pharmacists (ASCP), @ASCPharm
American Society of Health-System Pharmacists (ASHP), Bethesda, MD, @ASHPOfficial
Association for Accessible Medicines (AAM), Washington, DC, @AccessibleMeds
Board of Pharmacy Specialties, Washington, DC, @BPSweb
College of Psychiatric & Neurologic Pharmacists, Lincoln, NE, @psychpharm
Hematology/Oncology Pharmacy Association (HOPA), @HOPARX
International Academy of Compounding Pharmacists (IACP), Missouri City, TX, @iacprx
Joint Commission on the Accreditation of Healthcare Organizations (JCAHO), @TJCommission
National Alliance of State Pharmacy Associations (NASPA), Richmond, VA, @StatePharmacy
National Association of Chain Drug Stores (NACDS), Arlington, VA, @NACDS
Important Update:  The National Association of Chain Drug Stores (NACDS), Arlington, VA, @NACDS,  blocked my Twitter account.  If you are obtaining prescriptions from any pharmacy, you must have your corn allergy documentation with you at all times.
National Community Pharmacists Association (NCPA), @Commpharmacy
National Council for Prescription Drug Programs (NCPDP), Scottsdale, AZ, @NCPDP
Pediatric Pharmacy Advocacy Group, Memphis (PPAG), Memphis, TN, @theREALppag
Professional Compounding Centers of America (PCCA), Houston, TX, @pccarx
Society of Critical Care Medicine (SCCM), Mount Prospect, IL, @SCCM
Society of Infectious Diseases Pharmacists (SIDP), @SIDPharm
Washington Metropolitan Society of Health-System Pharmacists, Washington, DC, @WMSHPDC + online contact form

Alabama Pharmacy Association (APA), Montgomery, @AlabamaPharmacy
Alaska Pharmacists Association, Email: akphrmcy@alaska.net
Arizona Pharmacy Association, Tempe, @azpharmacy
Arkansas Pharmacists Association, Little Rock, @arkpharm + @ARPharmacists
California Pharmacists Association, Sacramento, @CAPharm
Colorado Pharmacists Society, @ColoPharm
Connecticut Pharmacists Association, Rocky Hill, @CTPharmacists
Delaware Pharmacists Society, Email: depharmacy@verizon.net
Florida Pharmacy Association (FPA), @Pharmview
Georgia Pharmacy Association, (GPhA), Atlanta, @gphabuzz
Hawaii Pharmacists Association, online contact form
Idaho State Pharmacy Association, Boise, online contact form
Illinois Pharmacists Association, Springfield, @ILPharmacists
Indiana Pharmacists Alliance, Indianapolis, @INPharmacists
Iowa Pharmacy Association, Des Moines, @IowaPharmacyIPA
Kansas Pharmacists Association, Topeka, @KansasPharmacy
Kentucky Pharmacists Association, Frankfort, @KyPharmAssoc
Louisiana Pharmacists Association, Baton Rouge, @LA_Pharmacists + online contact form
Maine Pharmacy Association (MPARX), Email: mparxinfo@gmail.com
Maryland Pharmacists Association (MPhA), Columbia, @MDPharmacists
Massachusetts Pharmacists Association (MPhA), Woburn, @Mass_Pharma
Michigan Pharmacists Association (MPA), Lansing, @MIPharmacists
Minnesota Pharmacists Association, St. Paul, @MinnPharmAssoc
Mississippi Pharmacists Association, Jackson, @mphaRx
Missouri Pharmacy Association (MPA), Jefferson City, @TheMPA
Montana Pharmacy Association, Email: info@rxmt.org
Nebraska Pharmacists Association (NPA), Lincoln, @NebraskaPharm
Nevada Pharmacy Association, unable to contact
New Hampshire Pharmacists Association, Email: info@nhpharmacists.net
New Jersey Pharmacists Association (NJPhA), @NJPharmA
New Mexico Pharmacists Association, Email: dtinker@nmpharmacy.org
New York Pharmacists, Albany, @NY_Pharmacists
North Carolina Association of Pharmacists, @NCPharmacists
North Dakota Pharmacists Association, Bismarck, Email: ndpha@nodakpharmacy.net
Ohio Pharmacists Association, Columbus, @OhioPharmacists
Oklahoma Pharmacists Association, Oklahoma City, @OkPharmAssoc
Oregon State Pharmacy Association, Portland, @oregon_pharm
Pennsylvania Pharmacists Association, Harrisburg, @PAPharmacists
Rhode Island Pharmacists Association, @RIpharmacists
South Carolina Pharmacy Association, @yourSCPhA
South Dakota Pharmacists Association, online contact form
Tennessee Pharmacists Association, @TNPharmacists
Texas Pharmacy Association, Austin, @TXpharmAssn
Utah Pharmacists Association, Midvale, @UTPharmacists
Vermont Pharmacists, @vtpharmacists
Virginia Pharmacists Association, North Chesterfield, @VPhARx
Washington State Pharmacy Association (WSPA), @WSPARX
West Virginia Pharmacists Association, Charleston, @WVPharmacists
Pharmacy Society of Wisconsin, Madison, @PSWpharmacists
Wyoming Pharmacy Association, online contact form

Contract Pharma [magazine], @ContractPharma
Drug Store News, New York, @DrugStoreNews
Drug Topics, @Drug_Topics
Pharmacy Podcast, @PharmacyPodcast
Pharmacy Times, Cranbury, NJ, @Pharmacy_Times
Pharmacy Today, Washington, DC, @Pharmacy_Today

Published Corn Allergy Studies/Statistics  (“. . . Maize major allergen . . .”)

Baxter Labs specifically warns about administering dextrose IV fluids to corn-allergic patients.
 "Solutions containing dextrose should be used with caution, if at all, in patients with known allergy to corn or corn products." - Page 3

"Probable anaphylactic reaction to corn-derived dextrose solution."

BCPharmacists, "Warning: corn-related allergens . . ."


Corn Allergy Statistics (Monthly)

Corn: It's Everything, Iowa Corn

(REVISED 3/21/18)
Each of the following national and state pharmacy associations have also received the following articles:

My February 25, 2018, Letter to the U.S. Department of Health & Human Services Re: mandate that hospitals stock corn-free foods, fluids, & drugs for the safety of corn-allergic patients.

My Submission to The Joint Commission

(REVISED 7/6/2020)
PHARMACY - OTHER contacts were provided w/following blog post.
My July 2, 2020, Appeal to the NIH National Library of Medicine Re: PubChem CID 79025, Glucose (Blood Sugar) vs. Dextrose (Corn Sugar Derived from Cornstarch)

Diane H., Corn Allergy Advocate
Corn Allergy Advocacy/Resources


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