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Pharmacy Fusion explores how to manage and treat a diagnosis of diabetes

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Cara Liday

Show Air Date: 3/2/22, 7:30 p.m.

Recording Date: 2/17/22

Guest: Dr. Cara Liday, Co-Chair of Pharmacy Practice and Administrative Sciences and Associate Professor in the College of Pharmacy

Topic: How to manage and treat a diagnosis of diabetes with medication and/or lifestyle changes

Dr. Cara Liday earned her Pharm.D. degree at ISU and subsequently completed a pharmacy practice residency and fellowship with the Department of Family Medicine. She has been a member of the ISU faculty since 1998.

Dr. Liday is an Ambulatory Care clinical pharmacist with InterMountain Medical Clinic, Health West ISU Residency program, and Clifford & Clark Family Medicine. She has been providing collaborative drug therapy management services to family medicine clinics since 1998. She earned her Certified Diabetes Educator credential in 2006, and added diabetes education and management, continuous glucose monitoring, and insulin pump therapy at that time.

In addition, Dr. Liday is an ambulatory care and diabetes APPE/ IPPE preceptor for the college of pharmacy. Her instructional, professional, and research interests include primary care pharmacy practice, diabetes and associated disease processes, sexual dysfunction, and medication affordability. She provides education for the pharmacy, PA, nursing, and PT programs at ISU. She is also the faculty advisor for Operation Diabetes which provides glucose and A1c screening for Pocatello and the surrounding communities.

Walter L. Fitzgerald, Jr. serves as Dean of the College of Pharmacy, and Professor of Pharmacy Practice and Administrative Sciences, at Idaho State University. He received the Bachelor of Science in Pharmacy in 1979 from Mercer University School of Pharmacy in Atlanta. In 1982 he received the Master of Science in Pharmacy Administration from the University of Tennessee, College of Graduate Health Sciences, in Memphis. And in 1983 he received the Juris Doctor degree from the University of Memphis, School of Law.