February 2012 Archives
Have You Heard? Facts From The Fieldis a weekly feature from the Office for State, Tribal, Local and Territorial Support to provide CDC and the field with facts and news from state, tribal, local and territorial public health agencies. We invite you to read and share this information broadly.
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February 22, 2012
- After enrolling in Maryland P3 (Patients, Pharmacists, Partnerships) Program, participants had better blood glucose and blood pressure control, were more likely to get recommended services, and had lower overall costs.
- Through the Asheville Project, employees with diabetes who teamed up with their community pharmacists experienced improved blood glucose control, lower total healthcare costs, and fewer sick days.
- In the first six months of the Operation Heart program, student pharmacists conducted 601 community events where they screened more than 63,000 individuals for cardiovascular disease risk factors.