As Fong notes, pharmacies are becoming health care centers, and along those lines, Longs provides a full-line diabetic center
in every store.
To determine the achievement rate of LDL-C goal according to the ADA and NCEP (ATP III) guidelines among type 2 diabetic patients in Saudi visiting the Diabetic Center
Clinics in Family Medicine Department at Security Forces Hospital, Riyadh, KSA.
Study population was type 2 diabetic patients referred to Omolbanin, Diabetic Center
in Isfahan, cultural capital of Iran.
A total of 310 patients were recruited, 150 were from Jabir Abu El-Izz Specialized Diabetic Center
, 125 from specialized diabetic center
in Xenam Hospital and 35 from the endocrinology referred clinic of Omdurman Military Hospital.
Bilal Bin Younis who heads the Diabetic Center
at the hospital was quite informative and revealing.
One must start antibiotics if ulcer is suspected and refer the patient to a diabetic center
, he added.
The Type 1 DM group was examined during their routine visits to the two Diabetic Centers
and the healthy comparison group was examined in KSUCD clinics.
Muhammed Al-Harbi, director general of Diabetes Centers and Units at the MoH, said that the ministry is keen on introducing the insulin pump therapy through its diabetic centers
in the Kingdom.