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Previous studies suggest that the type and combination of comorbidities may impact diabetes care, but their cost implications are less clear. This study characterized how diabetes patients' health care utilization and costs may vary according to comorbidity type classified on the basis of the Piette and Kerr framework.
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Name: Diabetes therapy : research, treatment and education of diabetes and related disorders
Surveillance of type 1 diabetes provides an opportunity to address public health needs, inform etiological research, and plan health care services. We present issues in type 1 diabetes surveillance, r...
This study aimed to describe hospital utilization and examine actual medical costs for severe hypoglycemic events in patients with type 2 diabetes mellitus in Japan.
Despite the favorable evidence available, our public health care system has no specific programs including therapeutic education for patients newly diagnosed with type 2 diabetes (T2DM), which would b...
The objective of this literature review was to evaluate the costs associated with the use of long-acting insulin analogues (LAIAs) compared with non-LAIA agents, including human insulin, oral antidiab...
The health burden of type 2 diabetes can be mitigated by engaging patients in two key aspects of diabetes care: self-management and regular contact with health professionals. There is a clear benefit ...
Quasi-experimental, retrospective, before and after study, with a control group, to evaluate the effect of an intervention based on disease management, on metabolic control and hospitaliza...
The purpose of this study is to investigate the effectiveness of the new diabetes care delivery system applied to preexisting public health care resources through advanced information tech...
The purpose of the Southeastern Diabetes Initiative Clinical Intervention is to augment existing standard of care in an effort to (1) improve population level diabetes management, health o...
This study is a retrospective chart review study aiming to assess the characteristics and health outcomes of patients with type 2 diabetes treated with canagliflozin when used in addition ...
The aim of the study is to test the effect of a new shared care model for type 2 diabetes care and compare it with a standardized care management program in a specialized hospital-based ou...
The actual costs of providing services related to the delivery of health care, including the costs of procedures, therapies, and medications. It is differentiated from HEALTH EXPENDITURES, which refers to the amount of money paid for the services, and from fees, which refers to the amount charged, regardless of cost.
The amounts spent by individuals, groups, nations, or private or public organizations for total health care and/or its various components. These amounts may or may not be equivalent to the actual costs (HEALTH CARE COSTS) and may or may not be shared among the patient, insurers, and/or employers.
Payments that include adjustments to reflect the costs of uncompensated care and higher costs for inpatient care for certain populations receiving mandated services. MEDICARE and MEDICAID include provisions for this type of reimbursement.
That portion of total HEALTH CARE COSTS borne by an individual's or group's employing organization.
The concurrent or retrospective review by practicing physicians or other health professionals of the quality and efficiency of patient care practices or services ordered or performed by other physicians or other health professionals (From The Facts On File Dictionary of Health Care Management, 1988).
Diabetes is a lifelong condition that causes a person's blood sugar level to become too high. The two main types of diabetes are: type 1 diabetes type 2 diabetes In the UK, diabetes affects approximately 2.9 million people. There are a...