Self-measurement of blood glucose in patients with type 2 diabetes: a health economic assessment.

@article{Weber2007SelfmeasurementOB,
  title={Self-measurement of blood glucose in patients with type 2 diabetes: a health economic assessment.},
  author={Christian Weber and Kurt Neeser and Berthold Schneider and Volker Lodwig},
  journal={Journal of diabetes science and technology},
  year={2007},
  volume={1 5},
  pages={676-84}
}
BACKGROUND The clinical role and the potential benefit of self-measurement of blood glucose (SMBG) for patients with type 2 diabetes are still under discussion. Even less information is available on the cost-effectiveness of performing SMBG by this patient group. The goal of this study was to establish cost-effectiveness ratios of performing SMBG by patients afflicted by this disease. METHODS We assessed the benefit and cost-effectiveness of SMBG in type 2 diabetes from a third-party payer… CONTINUE READING

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