Can chronic disease management programs for patients with type 2 diabetes reduce productivity-related indirect costs of the disease? Evidence from a randomized controlled trial.

@article{Adepoju2014CanCD,
  title={Can chronic disease management programs for patients with type 2 diabetes reduce productivity-related indirect costs of the disease? Evidence from a randomized controlled trial.},
  author={Omolola E. Adepoju and Jane Nelson Bolin and Robert L. Ohsfeldt and Charles D. F. Phillips and Hongwei Zhao and Marcia G Ory and Samuel N. Forjuoh},
  journal={Population health management},
  year={2014},
  volume={17 2},
  pages={112-20}
}
The objective was to assess the impacts of diabetes self-management programs on productivity-related indirect costs of the disease. Using an employer's perspective, this study estimated the productivity losses associated with: (1) employee absence on the job, (2) diabetes-related disability, (3) employee presence on the job, and (4) early mortality. Data were obtained from electronic medical records and survey responses of 376 adults aged ≥18 years who were enrolled in a randomized controlled… CONTINUE READING