Journal article

The Pharmacy Diabetes Care Program: assessment of a community pharmacy diabetes service model in Australia

I Krass, CL Armour, B Mitchell, M Brillant, R Dienaar, J Hughes, P Lau, G Peterson, K Stewart, S Taylor, J Wilkinson

DIABETIC MEDICINE | WILEY | Published : 2007


AIM: To assess the impact of a community pharmacy diabetes service model on patient outcomes in Type 2 diabetes. METHODS: The study utilized a multisite, control vs. intervention, repeated-measures design within four states in Australia. Fifty-six community pharmacies, 28 intervention and 28 control, were randomly selected from a representative sample of urban and rural areas. Intervention pharmacies delivered a diabetes service to patients with Type 2 diabetes, which comprised an ongoing cycle of assessment, management and review, provided at regular intervals over 6 months in the pharmacy. These services included support for self monitoring of blood glucose, education, adherence support, a..

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