Health Care Costs in People With Diabetes and Their Association With Glycemic Control and Kidney Function

OBJECTIVE To determine the association between laboratory-derived measures of glycemic control (HbA1c) and the presence of renal complications (measured by proteinuria and estimated glomerular filtration rate [eGFR]) with the 5-year costs of caring for people with diabetes. RESEARCH DESIGN AND METHODS We estimated the cumulative 5-year cost of caring for… CONTINUE READING