Type 2 diabetes mellitus in China: a preventable economic burden.

  title={Type 2 diabetes mellitus in China: a preventable economic burden.},
  author={Weibing Wang and William P McGreevey and Chaowei Fu and Siyan Zhan and Rongsheng Luan and Weiqing Chen and Biao Xu},
  journal={The American journal of managed care},
  volume={15 9},
OBJECTIVES To estimate the direct and indirect costs of type 2 diabetes mellitus (T2DM) in China in 2007 and project these costs for the year 2030, and to examine and compare the benefits of selected interventions. STUDY DESIGN Annual direct costs of medical and nonmedical care and indirect costs of income losses were estimated through case calculation of data from a cross-sectional survey carried out in 4 major Chinese cities from March 2007 to September 2007. METHODS The subjects were… CONTINUE READING
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