Marla Samide, PharmD, RPh, BCADM, BCGP, CPT

Certified Diabetes Educator

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Marla Samide is a clinical Pharmacist, PharmD, and a Certified Diabetes Educator. She is board certified in Advanced Diabetes Management, Certified Pump Trainer, and Board Certified Geriatric Pharmacist. Marla has over ten years of experience in diabetes education through both ambulatory care and retail pharmacy setting. Having a pharmacy background has allowed Marla to better explain medications to patients, as well as offer helpful suggestions and alternatives, while understanding adherence barriers.

In addition to this, Marla has experience in other concomitant conditions such as Cardiovascular and Pulmonary. Marla has a passion for teaching and not only loves to teach patients, but also pharmacy students about the need for diabetes education and the team approach. While Marla loves to teach, she also loves what each person’s story teaches her about diabetes, and the importance to pass on these valuable tips.