Diabetes Management Can Reduce Employer Health Care Costs
Published Online: Thursday, February 6, 2014
In this video, Jonathan G. Marquess, PharmD, CDE, President and CEO of the Institute for Wellness and Education, Inc, explains that employers can save a great deal on health care costs by helping their employees with diabetes effectively manage their condition. This video was shot at the National Community Pharmacists Association 115th Annual Convention in Orlando.
B. Douglas Hoey, RPh, MBA, CEO of the National Community Pharmacists Association, discusses new adherence programs independent pharmacists are using.
Patients with type 2 diabetes mellitus may see a reduction in blood sugar levels and body weight with empagliflozin treatment, according to data from Eli Lilly and Company and Boehringer Ingelheim Pharmaceuticals Inc.
Implementing eye screening via telemedicine among patients with diabetes uncovered that 1 in 5 have diabetic retinopathy.