Silver Book Fact

Fact image

Improvements in key clinical measures over an average of 14.8 months in a community pharmacy health management program called the Diabetes Ten City Challenge, in which 573 patients with diabetes participated.

Fera, Toni, Benjamin Bluml, and William M. Ellis. 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, Toni, Benjamin Bluml, and William M. Ellis
Volume & Issue
Volume 49, Issue 3
Pages
383-91
URL
Read Full Resource

Categories

  • Innovative Medical Research
  • Human Value

Related Facts

  • Losing about 4 percent of your weight and keeping it off for the rest of your life could reduce your risk for a serious complication from diabetes or from dying…  
  • Mobile Exam for DR
    Use of a mobile examination for DR screening in Finland decreased visual impairment by 86% in the covered area.  
  • Improvements in key clinical measures over an average of 14.8 months in a community pharmacy health management program called the Diabetes Ten City Challenge, in which 573 patients with diabetes…  
  • DR Treatment Reduced Risk of Blindness
    Appropriate treatment can reduce the risk of blindness or moderate vision loss from DR by more than 90%.  
  • To date, multiple genomewide comparisons of thousands of subjects with type 2 diabetes and controls without the disease have identified approximately twenty-five DNA variants that are significantly associated with type…