[Direct health care costs in patients with type 2 diabetes mellitus six months after starting insulin treatment in Spain: the INSTIGATE study].

@article{Costi2011DirectHC,
  title={[Direct health care costs in patients with type 2 diabetes mellitus six months after starting insulin treatment in Spain: the INSTIGATE study].},
  author={Mar{\'i}a Costi and Helen Smith and Jes{\'u}s Reviriego and Conxa Castell and Alberto Goday and Tatiana Dilla},
  journal={Endocrinologia y nutricion : organo de la Sociedad Espanola de Endocrinologia y Nutricion},
  year={2011},
  volume={58 6},
  pages={274-82}
}
BACKGROUND AND OBJECTIVES The INSTIGATE study was designed to assess direct health care costs incurred by patients with type 2 diabetes mellitus (T2DM) who start insulin therapy in Spain. It was a multicenter, observational, non-interventional, prospective study. METHODS Direct costs per patient in standard clinical practice were assessed for 6 months… CONTINUE READING