UC San Diego Collaborative Reduces Diabetic Complications, Avoidable Costs

UC San Diego Collaborative Reduces Diabetic Complications, Avoidable Costs

A diabetes “tune up” clinic operated by the Skaggs School of Pharmacy and Pharmaceutical Sciences at University of California San Diego for the local Veterans Affairs healthcare system has been able to cut avoidable costs for patients by a significant amount.

The model is based on collaboration between a pharmacist and endocrinologist, with the assistance of some pharmacy school students. They focus on medication therapy management and education for the patients.

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