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Pharmacist led, primary care based disease management reduced risk factors and improved glycaemic control in diabetes

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 Q In vulnerable patients with poorly controlled type 2 diabetes mellitus, does a pharmacist led, primary care-based, disease management programme reduce cardiovascular risk factors and improve glycaemic control?

Clinical impact ratings GP/FP/Primary care ★★★★★☆☆ Internal medicine ★★★★★★☆ Cardiology ★★★★★★☆ Endocrine ★★★★★★☆


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randomised controlled trial.

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blinded (outcome assessors {and data collectors}†).

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1 year.

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University of North Carolina General Internal Medicine Practice, Chapel Hill, North Carolina, USA.

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217 English speaking patients who were ⩾18 years of age, had a clinical diagnosis of type 2 …

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