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Cost effectiveness of an intensive blood glucose control policy in patients with type 2 diabetes: economic analysis alongside randomised controlled trial (UKPDS 41). United Kingdom Prospective Diabetes Study Group.

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OBJECTIVE: To estimate the cost effectiveness of conventional versus intensive blood glucose control in patients with type 2 diabetes. DESIGN: Incremental cost effectiveness analysis alongside randomised controlled trial. SETTING: 23 UK hospital clinic based study centres. PARTICIPANTS: 3867 patients with newly diagnosed type 2 diabetes (mean age 53 years). INTERVENTIONS: Conventional (primarily diet) glucose control policy versus intensive control policy with a sulphonylurea or insulin. MAIN...

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10.1136/bmj.320.7246.1373

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McGuire, A More by this author
Stevens, R More by this author
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Journal:
BMJ (Clinical research ed.)
Volume:
320
Issue:
7246
Pages:
1373-1378
Publication date:
2000-05-05
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EISSN:
1756-1833
ISSN:
0959-8138
URN:
uuid:4eed3dc9-6272-45ec-a919-53a272112881
Source identifiers:
249416
Local pid:
pubs:249416

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