Cost of diabetes mellitus care among patients attending selected outpatient clinics.

@article{Shrestha2013CostOD,
  title={Cost of diabetes mellitus care among patients attending selected outpatient clinics.},
  author={Niraj Shrestha and Shyam Prasad Lohani and Mirak Raj Angdembe and Kreepa Bhattarai and Jyati Bhattarai},
  journal={JNMA; journal of the Nepal Medical Association},
  year={2013},
  volume={52 190},
  pages={343-8}
}
INTRODUCTION In developing countries diabetes mellitus affects economically productive age group; more often affecting the productive member of the family. The objective of the study was to estimate the direct and indirect cost of illness of patients with DM attending the selected outpatient clinics in Kathmandu Valley. METHODS A cross-sectional study was carried out in four outpatient clinics in Kathmandu Valley among 227 diabetic patients selected purposively. It was conducted from July to… CONTINUE READING
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