The contribution of community pharmacies to diabetes control

  • At: 2017 FIP Congress in Seoul (South Korea)
  • Type: Poster
  • By: PAULINO, Ema (Almada, Portugal)
  • Co-author(s): Mariana Rosa:
    Ana Luísa Pinto: Department of Projects and Services, Farmácias Holon, Portugal
    Ana Sofia Maximiano: Department of Projects and Services, Farmácias Holon, Portugal
    Maria Luísa Teixeira: Department of Projects and Services, Farmácias Holon, Portugal
    Patrícia Soares: Department of Projects and Services, Farmácias Holon, Portugal
    Mariana Noronha: Department of Projects and Services, Farmácias Holon, Portugal
    Ema Paulino: Department of Projects and Services, Farmácias Holon, Portugal
  • Abstract:

    Background

    In 2014, the estimated prevalence of diabetes in the Portuguese population aged 20-79 was 13.1%. Most diabetes-related costs are associated with possible complications of the disease, which can be prevented through glycemic control. It is the responsibility of the community pharmacist to promote the development of activities that

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