Lost Productive Time and Costs Due to Diabetes and Diabetic Neuropathic Pain in the US Workforce

@article{Stewart2007LostPT,
  title={Lost Productive Time and Costs Due to Diabetes and Diabetic Neuropathic Pain in the US Workforce},
  author={W. Stewart and J. Ricci and E. Chee and A. Hirsch and N. Brandenburg},
  journal={Journal of Occupational and Environmental Medicine},
  year={2007},
  volume={49},
  pages={672-679}
}
Objective: Estimate the impact of diabetes and neuropathic pain on the US workforce. Methods: Data on lost productive time (LPT) was collected by telephone interview in a random sample of the US population (N = 36,634). Of 19,075 occupation-eligible working adults included in the analysis, 1003 reported a physician diagnosis of diabetes; 38% of these reported numbness or tingling in feet or hands due to diabetes (symptom group). We compared diabetes respondents with and without symptoms to… Expand
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