Published in Blood Weekly, January 28th, 2010
In a first-of-its-kind study, researchers from UCLA and Kaiser Permanente's Division of Research in Oakland, Calif. found that patients with diabetes, high blood pressure or high cholesterol who ordered their medications by mail were more likely to take them as prescribed by their doctors than did patients who obtained them from a local pharmacy.
The study is published online in the American Journal of Managed Care.
"The field of medication adherence research typically focuses on patient factors for...
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