Effects of a pharmacotherapy follow-up in community pharmacies on type 2 diabetes patients in Brazil

  title={Effects of a pharmacotherapy follow-up in community pharmacies on type 2 diabetes patients in Brazil},
  author={Cassyano Janu{\'a}rio Correr and Ana Carolina Melchiors and Fernando Fernandez-Llim{\'o}s and Roberto Pontarolo},
  journal={International Journal of Clinical Pharmacy},
Objective To evaluate the effects of pharmacotherapy follow-up (PF) on metabolic control and clinical outcomes in type 2 diabetic patients. Setting Six community pharmacies (4 intervention and 2 control) in the Curitiba metropolitan region (Brazil). Main outcome measure Glycosylated Haemoglobin A1 (HbA1) and fasting capillary glycaemia. Methods We conducted a 12-month controlled trial involving a total of 161 patients in six community pharmacies between July 2004 and March 2006. Pharmacotherapy… CONTINUE READING


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