Erratum to: ‘Current and future economic burden of diabetes among working-age adults in Asia: conservative estimates for Singapore from 2010-2050’

@inproceedings{Png2016ErratumT,
  title={Erratum to: ‘Current and future economic burden of diabetes among working-age adults in Asia: conservative estimates for Singapore from 2010-2050’},
  author={May Ee Png and Joanne Yoong and Thao Phuong Phan and Hwee Lin Wee},
  booktitle={BMC public health},
  year={2016}
}
BACKGROUND Diabetes not only imposes a huge health burden but also a large economic burden worldwide. In the working-age population, cost of lost productivity can far exceed diabetes-related medical cost. In this study, we aimed to estimate the current and future indirect and excess direct costs of diagnosed type 2 diabetes among the working-age population in Singapore. METHODS A previously-published epidemiological model of diabetes was adapted to forecast prevalence among working-age… CONTINUE READING