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Document type:
journal article 
Author(s):
von Ferber, L; Köster, I; Hauner, H 
Title:
Medical costs of diabetic complications total costs and excess costs by age and type of treatment results of the German CoDiM Study. 
Abstract:
AIMS: This study examined the medical costs of diabetic complications by age, type of treatment, and type of complication and researched the relationship between total and excess costs with respect to type of complications. METHODS: Patients with diabetes (n=26,971) were identified from a German statutory health insurance database by glucose-lowering drug prescriptions and ICD-10 diagnoses. Diabetes complications were defined as microvascular (eye and kidney diseases), foot complications (periph...    »
 
Journal title abbreviation:
Exp Clin Endocrinol Diabetes 
Year:
2007 
Journal volume:
115 
Journal issue:
Pages contribution:
97-104 
Language:
eng 
Print-ISSN:
0947-7349 
TUM Institution:
hrungsmedizin