Chapter 37. Economic Costs

  1. Dr Jean-Marie Ekoé Professor of Medicine Faculty of Medicine member recipient principal investigator co-investigator Chairman2,
  2. Dr Marian Rewers principal investigator Core director Program Chair Chair3,
  3. Rhys Williams Dean of Medicine Professor of Clinical Epidemiology chair Vice President Editor-in-Chief member visiting consultant4 and
  4. Paul Zimmet Director Hon. Professor Officer5
  1. Rhys Williams4 and
  2. Thomas J. Songer1

Published Online: 11 SEP 2008

DOI: 10.1002/9780470779750.ch37

The Epidemiology of Diabetes Mellitus, Second Edition

The Epidemiology of Diabetes Mellitus, Second Edition

How to Cite

Williams, R. and Songer, T. J. (2008) Economic Costs, in The Epidemiology of Diabetes Mellitus, Second Edition (eds J.-M. Ekoé, M. Rewers, R. Williams and P. Zimmet), John Wiley & Sons, Ltd, Chichester, UK. doi: 10.1002/9780470779750.ch37

Editor Information

  1. 2

    Endocrinologie, Métabolisme et Nutrition, Centre de Recherche du CHUM, Montreal, Canada

  2. 3

    Barbara Davis Center for Childhood Diabetes, University of Colorado School of Medicine, Aurora, CO, USA

  3. 4

    Clinical Epidemiology at the School of Medicine, University of Swansea, Swansea, UK

  4. 5

    International Diabetes Institute Caulfield, Victoria, Australia

Author Information

  1. 1

    Department of Epidemiology, University of Pittsburgh, Pittsburgh, PA, USA

  2. 4

    Clinical Epidemiology at the School of Medicine, University of Swansea, Swansea, UK

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 11 SEP 2008
  2. Published Print: 19 SEP 2008

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9780470017272

Online ISBN: 9780470779750

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Keywords:

  • health economics and health care costs;
  • identifying diabetes costs;
  • direct medical costs;
  • International Diabetes Federation's (IDF's) and direct cost estimates;
  • American Diabetes Association (ADA);
  • diabetes care out-of-pocket payments;
  • diabetes health economics and evaluative studies;
  • United Kingdom Prospective Diabetes Study (UKPDS)

Summary

This chapter contains sections titled:

  • Introduction

  • Health Economics

  • Identifying the Costs of Diabetes

  • Direct Medical Costs

  • Indirect Morbidity and Mortality Costs

  • Direct Cost Estimates

  • Estimates of Costs Faced by People with Diabetes

  • Evaluative Studies in Diabetes Health Economics

  • Estimates from Evaluation Studies

  • Indirect Cost Estimates

  • Conclusions

  • References