Silver Book Fact

Every additional dollar spent on the overall treatment of type 2 diabetes has produced health gains valued at $1.49.

MEDTAP International, Inc. The Value of Investment in Health Care: Better care, better lives. Bethesda, MD: MEDTAP; 2004. http://www.aha.org/content/00-10/08affordability-value.pdf

Reference

Title
The Value of Investment in Health Care: Better care, better lives
Publisher
MEDTAP
Publication Date
2004
Authors
MEDTAP International, Inc
URL
Read Full Resource

Categories

  • Innovative Medical Research
  • Economic Value

Related Facts

  • One economic model predicts that if type 1 and type 2 diabetics had begun Captopril (a drug that controls blood pressure and delays the onset of kidney failure) treatment in…  
  • A statin initiation intervention aimed at Medicare Part D prescription drug plan subscribers with diabetes or coronary artery disease was successful in increasing statin use among this group of members…  
  • An evaluation of the Diabetes Prevention Program lifestyle intervention found that providing this intervention at age 50 could prevent 37% of new cases of diabetes before age 65. If Medicare…  
  • In a study investigating the effectiveness of diabetes management services from clinical pharmacists on patients, based on an estimated savings of $820 for each 1% decrease in A1c, the reduction…  
  • Therapy that keeps blood glucose levels as close to normal as possible in type 1 diabetics, reduces damage to the kidneys by 35-56%. Experts believe that these results can be…