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A Systematic Review on Pharmaceutical Diabetic Care Services in the United Arab Emirates (UAE)

[ Vol. 17 , Issue. 6 ]

Author(s):

Syed Wasif Gillani*, Khanda Kareem Kaka Khan, Douaa Ladouani and Nour Alaa Salama   Pages 5 - 11 ( 7 )

Abstract:


Objective: the aim of this systematic review study is to evaluate the current services and pharmaceutical care practices for diabetic patients in the UAE.

Methods: systematic review coverage conforms to the guidelines of the PRISMA; the search was limited to primary research articles, which describe the term “pharmaceutical diabetes care services in UAE”. The search strategy was developed in collaboration with a health database librarian, and a predetermined protocol was developed in conjunction with the authors for search methods.

Results: The findings showed the effect of a prescription treatment system on disease prevention and health-related quality of life in patients with type 2 diabetes in the United Arab Emirates. A retrospective interventional health evaluation was implemented to evaluate existing health procedures and the impact of conventional treatment on type 2 diabetes treatment (T2DM). The findings of this interventional evaluation were largely favorable, and the viability of changing the existing clinical procedure was stressed. The individualized strategy has helped clinicians finding a great result in terms of glycemic and BP, as well as patient satisfaction. The need for more work to clarify the long-term effect of organized strategy in enhancing the consistency of T2DM treatment in the UAE. The findings also showed increase community pharmacy services might further change the opinions of patients on the level of care provided by such pharmacies. The patients’ quality of life would improve by drug treatment efficacy and pharmacist services to mitigate diabetes complications.

The findings showed a prescription treatment system on disease prevention and health-related quality of life in patients with type 2 diabetes in the United Arab Emirates. A retrospective interventional health evaluation was implemented to evaluate existing health procedures and the impact of conventional treatment on type 2 diabetes treatment (T2DM). The findings of this interventional evaluation were largely favorable, and the viability of changing the existing clinical procedure was stressed. The individualized strategy has helped clinicians reach a great result in terms of glycemic and BP, as well as patient satisfaction. The need for more work to clarify the long-term effect of organized strategy in enhancing the consistency of T2DM treatment in the UAE. The findings also showed increase community pharmacy services mightfurther change the opinions of patients on the level of care provided by such pharmacies. The patients’ quality of life would improve by drug treatment efficacy and pharmacist services to mitigate diabetes complications.

Conclusion: This systematic review reported beneficial pharmacist-led diabetic management services in the UAE. Several care strategies were also highlighted to improve service for type 2 diabetes mellitus patients.

Keywords:

Pharmacist, diabetes, care services, UAE, community pharmacy, pharmaceutical services, disease management, pharmacy services.

Affiliation:

Department of Pharmacy Practice, College of Pharmacy, Gulf Medical University, Ajman, Department of Pharmacy Practice, College of Pharmacy, Gulf Medical University, Ajman, Department of Pharmacy Practice, College of Pharmacy, Gulf Medical University, Ajman, Department of Pharmacy Practice, College of Pharmacy, Gulf Medical University, Ajman



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