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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 T, Bluml B, Ellis W. Diabetes Ten City Challenge: Final economic and clinical results. J Am Pharm Assoc. 2009; 49(3): 383-91. https://www.japha.org/article/S1544-3191(15)31002-5/fulltext

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
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