Effects of the pharmacist's input on glycaemic control and cardiovascular risks in Muslim diabetes.

@article{Phumipamorn2008EffectsOT,
  title={Effects of the pharmacist's input on glycaemic control and cardiovascular risks in Muslim diabetes.},
  author={Saowanee Phumipamorn and Juraporn Pongwecharak and Suchada Soorapan and Sutthiporn Pattharachayakul},
  journal={Primary care diabetes},
  year={2008},
  volume={2 1},
  pages={31-7}
}
AIMS To determine whether an extended pharmacy service would improve glycaemic control and cardiovascular risks in diabetic Muslims. METHODS Ambulatory literate adult diabetic Muslims with A1C >7% were randomly assigned to either a study group (usual care plus added pharmacist input, N=63) or a control group (usual care only, N=67). On four consecutive visits, at 2-month intervals, the study group met a pharmacist who educated and discussed with each patient regarding medication uses and… CONTINUE READING

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