Insulin pump therapy in childhood diabetes-cost implications for Primary Care Trusts.

@article{Feltbower2006InsulinPT,
  title={Insulin pump therapy in childhood diabetes-cost implications for Primary Care Trusts.},
  author={R G Feltbower and Fiona M. Campbell and H. Jonathan Bodansky and Carolyn R Stephenson and P. A. Mckinney},
  journal={Diabetic medicine : a journal of the British Diabetic Association},
  year={2006},
  volume={23 1},
  pages={86-9}
}
AIMS Primary Care Trusts (PCTs) are now responsible for the planning and delivery of health-care services throughout England and Wales. As the 25 PCTs throughout Yorkshire are representative of the national distribution in terms of population structure and socio-economic status, we aimed to address the paucity of information describing the burden of childhood diabetes in primary care and to evaluate the cost implications of insulin pump therapy on individual PCTs. METHODS We extracted… CONTINUE READING