Take diabetes more seriously, says researcher with eye on cost-savings

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Take diabetes more seriously, says researcher with eye on cost-savings

Virginia
McMillan
Money and stethoscope
Studies are reported today on the costs of diabetes – and its prevention
On average, a coronary artery disease patient with a diabetes diagnosis had a longer and more costly stay in hospital than a patient without Res
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Coppell K, Drabble S, Cochrane J, et al. The cost of diabetes-related hospital care to the Southern District Health Board in 2016/17. NZ Med J 2019;132,1504:35–45.

Connor D, Coppel K, Gray A, et al. A cost-effectiveness analysis of the Prediabetes Intervention Package (PIP) in primary care: a New Zealand pilot programme. NZ Med J 2019;132,1504:24–34