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Mail Order vs Retail Medication Compliance

In a recent study, 84.7% of people who mail-ordered their medications for diabetes, high blood pressure or cholesterol, took them as prescribed by their doctors, versus 76.9% of people who bought their medications at local pharmacies.

Source: “Mail-Order Pharmacy Use and Adherence to Diabetes-Related Medications,” The American Journal of Managed Care, January 14, 2010, abstract only, http://www.ajmc.com/issue/managed-care/2010/2010-01-vol16-n01/AJMC_2010Jan_Duru_33to40 

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January 25, 2010 - Posted by | diabetes, drugs, healthcare, High Blood Pressure | , , , , ,

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