Many patients with diabetes don’t meet the recommended glycemic goals. According to data from the National Health and Nutrition Examination Survey, only 53% of people with diabetes have A1C…
Getting involved in diabetes prevention just became easier for community pharmacists and pharmacy staff. A new guide published by CDC, “Rx for the National Diabetes Prevention Program Action Guide…
For years, pharmacists at Beaumont Hospital in Royal Oak, MI, have been part of a multidisciplinary diabetes clinic (MDC). But as the emphasis on quality measures through value-based care programs…
Taking dipeptidyl peptidase-4 (DPP-4) inhibitors may increase the risk of developing inflammatory bowel disease (IBD) as much as 75% compared with the use of other diabetes medications, say…
Many Medicaid patients who use insulin glargine multiple-dose vials may be using it beyond the 28-day limit on punctured bottles, possibly leading to questionable product stability and sterility,…
New research is causing quite a stir among patient advocacy groups, diabetes experts, and insulin makers. When Alan Carter, PharmD, adjunct professor from the University of Missouri-Kansas City (UMKC…
CDC has selected the APhA Foundation, in partnership with the Kroger Co. and Solera Health, to build infrastructure within community pharmacies to expand access to an innovative evidence-based…
Community pharmacists can help ensure that people with diabetes are adequately screened and treated for depression, say researchers in a study published online in the Journal of the American…
We were extremely saddened to hear the news that our friend Keith Campbell, a much-admired and beloved leader in pharmacy, had passed away suddenly. Keith had an untold impact on thousands of…
Compared with usual care, use of continuous glucose monitoring improved glycemic control in patients with poorly controlled type 2 diabetes who were receiving multiple daily injections of basal–bolus…