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In a community pharmacy health management program called the Diabetes Ten City Challenge, in which 573 patients with diabetes participated, the average total healthcare costs per patient per year were reduced by 7.2% ($1,079) compared to projected costs.

Fera T, Bluml B, Ellis W. Diabetes Ten City Challenge: Final Economic and Clinical Results. J Am Pharm Assoc. 2009; 49(3): 383-91. http://www.diabetestencitychallenge.com/pdf/dtccfinalreport.pdf

Reference

Title
Diabetes Ten City Challenge: Final Economic and Clinical Results
Publication
J Am Pharm Assoc
Publication Date
2009
Authors
Fera T, Bluml B, Ellis W
Volume & Issue
Volume 49, Issue 3
Pages
383-91
URL
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