The impact on utilities of differences in body weight among Canadian patients with type 2 diabetes.

@article{Lane2014TheIO,
  title={The impact on utilities of differences in body weight among Canadian patients with type 2 diabetes.},
  author={Suzanne Lane and A. R. Levy and Jayanti Mukherjee and Jennifer C Sambrook and Hugh D. Tildesley},
  journal={Current medical research and opinion},
  year={2014},
  volume={30 7},
  pages={1267-73}
}
OBJECTIVE The objective of this study was to estimate utility values for hypothetical health states that describe differences in weight and quality of life associated with type 2 diabetes mellitus (DM) from Canadians with type 2 DM. The impact on utility values was examined separately for participants with a body mass index (BMI) of 18 to less than 25 kg/m(2) ('healthy'), 25 to less than 30 ('overweight'), and 30 or more ('obese'). METHODS The health state descriptions were modified from a… CONTINUE READING
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