Pharmacies Fight Diabetes

Pharmacies Fight Diabetes

Retail pharmacists are forging strong patient bonds under UnitedHealth Group’s Diabetes Control Program

Nearly 27 million American consumers have diabetes. Ninety percent are afflicted with type 2, the preventable form of the disease.

Thanks to a partnership with UnitedHealth Group, based in Minnetonka, Minn., a selection of retail pharmacists is working to help sufferers measurably lower blood glucose levels over a sustained period — reducing the risk of complications like heart disease, nerve disease, blindness and amputations — at no cost.

Called the Diabetes Pre

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