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Health economic aspects of treating cardiovascular disease in diabetes 

Health economic aspects of treating cardiovascular disease in diabetes
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Health economic aspects of treating cardiovascular disease in diabetes
Author(s):

Ailsa Brown

, Joyce Craig

, and Ken Paterson

DOI:
10.1093/med/9780199604562.003.0109
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date: 25 October 2020

Scarce resources in health care systems mean that choices have to be made on how resources are spent

Economic evaluations are increasingly used in health-care decision making to provide an indication of the cost-effectiveness of different treatment options

The cost-effectiveness ratios of treatments for glycaemic control, lipid-lowering, blood pressure control and management of established cardiovascular disease are generally within a range that is considered cost-effective in the UK....

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