TITLE

R.Ph.s can identify patients at risk of diabetes

AUTHOR(S)
Mallinson, Matt; Dahlkoetter, Kori; Lindsey, Cameron C.
PUB. DATE
November 2004
SOURCE
Drug Topics;11/8/2004, Vol. 148 Issue 21, p16
SOURCE TYPE
Trade Publication
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
This article aims to show that registered pharmacists are capable of identifying patients at risk of diabetes. The responsibility of the pharmacists as healthcare professionals is to continue to do as many screenings as possible in order to identify at-risk patients and refer them to their primary care provider. With this in mind, many pharmacies in the greater Kansas City area combined efforts to conduct diabetes screenings throughout the area and outlying communities. Data from the study substantiate the fact that many individuals may be living with undetected diabetes.
ACCESSION #
15144687

 

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