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Pharmacist intervention improves diabetes control of underserved patients

Pharmacist intervention improves diabetes control of underserved patients
May 27, 2015

Underserved patients with suboptimally controlled type 2 diabetes exhibited greater medication adherence and better glycemic control with pharmacist-directed medication management than with usual care, according to recent study findings published in The Diabetes Educator.

“Findings from this study may inform the development of metrics to more systematically assess the effects of pharmacist-directed [medication therapy management] on health outcomes,” the researchers wrote.

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