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Recommendations of community pharmacists and health food store employees regarding undiagnosed symptoms of diabetes.

Kavalieratos D, Weinberger M, Rao JK. Recommendations of community pharmacists and health food store employees regarding undiagnosed symptoms of diabetes. Journal of general internal medicine. 2010 Aug 1; 25(8):799-802.

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Abstract:

Even when presented with classic symptoms of Type 1 diabetes, under-recognition of diabetes was common among HFSEs and community pharmacists. Delays in treatment present a health risk to consumers. Further research could confirm these results and inform educational interventions to improve diabetes recognition by both groups.





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