Cost-effectiveness of the interventions in the primary prevention of diabetes among Asian Indians: within-trial results of the Indian Diabetes Prevention Programme (IDPP).

@article{Ramachandran2007CosteffectivenessOT,
  title={Cost-effectiveness of the interventions in the primary prevention of diabetes among Asian Indians: within-trial results of the Indian Diabetes Prevention Programme (IDPP).},
  author={Ambady Ramachandran and Chamukuttan Snehalatha and Annasami Yamuna and S. Jeslin Mary and Zhang Hai Ping},
  journal={Diabetes care},
  year={2007},
  volume={30 10},
  pages={2548-52}
}
OBJECTIVE In the Indian Diabetes Prevention Programme (IDPP), a 3-year randomized, controlled trial, lifestyle modification (LSM) and metformin helped to prevent type 2 diabetes in subjects with impaired glucose tolerance (IGT). The direct medical costs and cost-effectiveness of the interventions relative to the control group are reported here. RESEARCH DESIGN AND METHODS Relative effectiveness and costs of interventions (LSM, metformin, and LSM and metformin) in the IDPP were estimated from… CONTINUE READING

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