Drug Topics spoke to several community pharmacists about their diabetes education programs and how they can be a revenue stream. Here’s their advice for other pharmacists.
A widely used tuberculosis vaccine may be a powerful tool for lowering A1c levels in patients with long-term diabetes.
A study has found that pharmacists in primary care networks can help lower A1c levels.
Diets that involve fasting could impair the action of insulin and increase the risk of developing diabetes.
Some patients with type 2 diabetes and chronic kidney disease can be safely treated with metformin.
High levels of vitamin D, 50 ng/ml, have been linked to a lower incidence of diabetes in a long-term study.
Insulin glargine should not be used past 28 days after the vial is first used, but 80% of patients do.
Diabetes drug empagliflozin reduces fat levels in type 2 patients, which may reduce risk of severe liver disease.
Missing teeth could be a signal that diabetes may be developing.
The immune system could play a beneficial role in regulating insulin, according to a study from Switzerland.