“In every area of our country, pharmacists are able to fight this epidemic by standing in the gap alongside their patients,” said David Pope, PharmD, CDE, Chief of Innovation and co-founder of Creative Pharmacist.
EVANS, Ga. (PRWEB)
February 09, 2018
Creative Pharmacist, the innovative market leader in developing and supporting clinical services offered by community pharmacies, today announced an end-to-end solution for pharmacists to engage in the Center for Disease Control’s Diabetes Prevention Program or DPP. The new offering empowers community pharmacists with personal support through the CDC’s recognition process and provides turnkey documentation, billing, and reporting tools within the pharmacist’s workflow.
The number of adults in the United States who have pre-diabetes is shocking. One in three Americans is at risk of developing the disease. If pre-diabetes is left untreated, it often leads to type 2 diabetes within five years. According to the CDC, approximately 84 million American adults are considered to be living with pre-diabetes, while another 30.3 million Americans have type 2 diabetes.
“In every area of our country, pharmacists are able to fight this epidemic by standing in the gap alongside their patients,” said David Pope, PharmD, CDE, Chief of Innovation and co-founder of Creative Pharmacist. By empowering the clinical community pharmacist –who is often one of the only healthcare providers found in rural communities– with the right tools to combat both pre-diabetes and diabetes, we’re confident we’ll be able to slow the progression of this ever-increasing condition.”
Using STRAND, pharmacists can perform the interventions that hallmark the DPP program –including education, weight monitoring, and…