Event Rates, Hospital Utilization, and Costs Associated with Major Complications of Diabetes: A Multicountry Comparative Analysis

@inproceedings{Clarke2010EventRH,
  title={Event Rates, Hospital Utilization, and Costs Associated with Major Complications of Diabetes: A Multicountry Comparative Analysis},
  author={Philip Clarke and Paul Glasziou and Anushka Patel and J. W. T. Chalmers and Mark N Woodward and Stephen Brian Harrap and Joshua A Salomon},
  booktitle={PLoS medicine},
  year={2010}
}
BACKGROUND Diabetes imposes a substantial burden globally in terms of premature mortality, morbidity, and health care costs. Estimates of economic outcomes associated with diabetes are essential inputs to policy analyses aimed at prevention and treatment of diabetes. Our objective was to estimate and compare event rates, hospital utilization, and costs associated with major diabetes-related complications in high-, middle-, and low-income countries. METHODS AND FINDINGS Incidence and history… CONTINUE READING