Pharmacists and Diabetes Management
Published Online: Thursday, November 21, 2013
In this video, Jonathan G. Marquess, PharmD, CDE, President and CEO of the Institute for Wellness and Education, Inc, discusses the role that pharmacists can play in helping patients improve management of their diabetes. This video was shot at the National Community Pharmacists Association 115th Annual Convention in Orlando.
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