Miriam C. Seidel

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INTRODUCTION We assessed the cost-effectiveness of a community-based, modified Diabetes Prevention Program (DPP) designed to reduce risk factors for type 2 diabetes and cardiovascular disease. METHODS We developed a Markov decision model to compare costs and effectiveness of a modified DPP intervention with usual care during a 3-year period. Input(More)
OBJECTIVEdTo determine the comparative effectiveness of three lifestyle intervention modalities in decreasing risk for diabetes. RESEARCH DESIGN AND METHODSdFive hundred and fifty-five individuals (86.1% female, 95.1% white, and 55.8% obese) from eight rural communities were screened for BMI $25 kg/m 2 and waist circumference .40 inches in men and .35(More)
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