Pharmacist Education for Patient-Centered Diabetes Care
Published Online: Wednesday, May 28, 2014
Starlin Haydon-Greatting, MS, BSPharm, FAPHA, director of clinical programs at the Illinois Pharmacists Association, discusses the training pharmacists should pursue if they are interested in playing a role in patient-centered diabetes care.
This interview was recorded at the American Journal of Managed Care's live meeting on Patient-Centered Diabetes Care, held in Princeton, NJ.
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