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In a community pharmacy health management program called the Diabetes Ten City Challenge, in which 573 patients with diabetes participated, eye examination rates increased from 57% to 81% and foot exam rates increased from 34% to 74% between the initial visit and the end of the evaluation period.

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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  • Human Value

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