The Community Pharmacist: Diabetes Treatment [audio]
Last week in Community Pharmacist Conversations, pharmacist Jessica Astrup Ehret discussed the far-reaching impact diabetes has on patients and the health system as a whole. In this second broadcast, in honor of Diabetes Awareness month, Jessica focuses on helping patients to navigate the complex range of treatment protocols following diagnosis.
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Key takeaways in this edition:
- Learn about three key lifestyle changes that can help patients improve outcomes before and after diagnosis;
- Understand the important role health care providers like registered dieticians and pharmacists play in managing the disease;
- Learn how some major classes of diabetes prescriptions work and about their potential side effects.