Health promotion in pharmacies “probably” improves patient health outcomes while being cost-effective, says Cochrane.
Pharmacists assessing needle use in diabetics helped Isle of Wight CCG make an annual saving of £44,000.
Many people who have a diabetic relative have told them to speak to a healthcare professional about their hypoglycaemia risk.
Birmingham pharmacist Satyan Kotecha is among the latest ‘clinical champions’ selected by Diabetes UK.
Pharmacists in all settings should be integrated into services aimed at preventing and managing type 2 diabetes.
The number of children and young people being treated for type 2 diabetes, has risen by around 40%.
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