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During the first year of a community pharmacy services program in 2003 which included 256 diabetes patients who used scheduled consultations, clinical goal setting, monitoring and collaborative drug therapy management with physicians and referrals to diabetes educators, the total average health care costs per patient were $918 lower than projected for the first year of enrollment.

Garret, Daniel G., and Benjamin M. Bluml. Patient Self-Management Program for Diabetes: First-year clinical, humanistic, and economic outcomes. J Am Pharm Assoc. 2005; 45(2): 130-7. http://www.aphafoundation.org/sites/default/files/ckeditor/files/MP7-PSMP-Diabetes-JAPhA-Final%20Report.pdf

Reference

Title
Patient Self-Management Program for Diabetes: First-year clinical, humanistic, and economic outcomes
Publication
J Am Pharm Assoc
Publication Date
2005
Authors
Garret, Daniel G., and Benjamin M. Bluml
Volume & Issue
Volume 45, Issue 2
Pages
130-7
URL
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