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Annual Direct and Indirect Costs of Diabetic Retinopathy

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Estimating the Current and Future Costs of Type 1 and Type 2 Diabetes in the UK: Including direct health costs and indirect societal and productivity costs. Diabetic Medicine. 2010; 29: 855-62. https://jdrf.org.uk/wp-content/uploads/2015/10/Hex-and-Bartlett.pdf

Prevalence and Healthcare Costs of Diabetic Retinopathy: A population-based register study in Sweden. Diabetologia. 2010; 53(10): 2147-54. http://link.springer.com/article/10.1007%2Fs00125-010-1836-3

The Economic Burden of Diabetic Retinopathy in Germany in 2002. Graefes Arch Clin Exp Ophthalmol. 2008; 246(1): 151-9. http://link.springer.com/article/10.1007%2Fs00417-007-0573-x

Cost-of-Illness Study of Type 2 Diabetes Mellitus in Colombia. 2009; 26(1): 55-63. http://www.scielosp.org/scielo.php?script=sci_arttext&pid=S1020-49892009000700009

The Cost of Diabetes in Latin America and the Caribbean. Bulletin of the World Health Organization. 2003; 81: 19-27. http://www.who.int/bulletin/Barcelo0103.pdf

Reference

Title
Estimating the Current and Future Costs of Type 1 and Type 2 Diabetes in the UK: Including direct health costs and indirect societal and productivity costs
Publication
Diabetic Medicine
Publication Date
2010
Pages
855-62
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Title
Prevalence and Healthcare Costs of Diabetic Retinopathy: A population-based register study in Sweden
Publication
Diabetologia
Publication Date
2010
Volume & Issue
Volume 53, Issue 10
Pages
2147-54
URL
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Title
The Economic Burden of Diabetic Retinopathy in Germany in 2002
Publication
Graefes Arch Clin Exp Ophthalmol
Publication Date
2008
Volume & Issue
Volume 246, Issue 1
Pages
151-9
URL
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Title
Cost-of-Illness Study of Type 2 Diabetes Mellitus in Colombia
Publication Date
2009
Volume & Issue
Volume 26, Issue 1
Pages
55-63
URL
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Title
The Cost of Diabetes in Latin America and the Caribbean
Publication
Bulletin of the World Health Organization
Publication Date
2003
Pages
19-27
URL
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Categories

  • Cost of Disease
  • Economic Burden

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