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Event rates, hospital utilization, and costs associated with major complications of diabetes: a multicountry comparative analysis.

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BACKGROUND: Diabetes imposes a substantial burden globally in terms of premature mortality, morbidity, and health care costs. Estimates of economic outcomes associated with diabetes are essential inputs to policy analyses aimed at prevention and treatment of diabetes. Our objective was to estimate and compare event rates, hospital utilization, and costs associated with major diabetes-related complications in high-, middle-, and low-income countries. METHODS AND FINDINGS: Incidence and histor...

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Peer reviewed
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10.1371/journal.pmed.1000236

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Clarke, PM More by this author
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Institution:
University of Oxford
Department:
Oxford, MSD, Primary Care Health Sciences, PHC-CTU
Chalmers, J More by this author
Woodward, M More by this author
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Publisher:
Public Library of Science Publisher's website
Journal:
PLoS medicine Journal website
Volume:
7
Issue:
2
Pages:
e1000236
Publication date:
2010-02-05
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EISSN:
1549-1676
ISSN:
1549-1277
URN:
uuid:7e524335-74d5-4623-8bf7-7eb744e40bda
Source identifiers:
215669
Local pid:
pubs:215669

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