Tag Archives: diabetes

Working people with type 1 diabetes in the Finnish population

The incidence of type 1 diabetes is increasing worldwide.

Posted in Journal Watch | Tagged | Comments closed

Depression hurts, depression costs: The medical spending attributable to depression and…

Abstract Due to its fast economic growth and lifestyle changes, China is experiencing a rapid epidemiological transition from communicable to noncommunicable diseases (NCDs).

Posted in Journal Watch | Also tagged | Comments closed

Chronic disease concordance within Indian households: A cross-sectional study

by Shivani A. Patel, Preet K. Dhillon, Dimple Kondal, Panniyammakal Jeemon, Kashvi Kahol, Sathya Prakash Manimunda, Anil J. Purty, Ajit Deshpande, P.

Posted in Journal Watch | Tagged | Comments closed

Cost effectiveness of vildagliptin versus glimepiride as add-on treatment to metformin for the…

This study was designed to assess the cost-effectiveness of vildagliptin versus glimepiride as add-on to metformin in the management of type 2 diabetes mellitus (T2DM) patients in the Greek healthcare setting.

Posted in Journal Watch, Research | Tagged | Comments closed

Diabetes Prevalence and its Impact on Health-Related Quality of Life in Tuberculosis Patients

Objective To determine the prevalence of diabetes mellitus (DM), assess its influence on health-related quality of life (HRQoL) among TB patients.

Posted in Journal Watch | Tagged | Comments closed

“The land of the sick and the land of the healthy”: Disability, bureaucracy, and stigma…

Publication date: Available online 26 August 2017 Source:Social Science & Medicine Author(s): Henry J.

Posted in Journal Watch | Also tagged , , , , | Comments closed

Access to medicines and diagnostic tests integral in the management of diabetes mellitus and…

Despite the burgeoning burden of diabetes mellitus (DM) and cardiovascular diseases (CVD) in low and middle income countries (LMIC), access to affordable essential medicines and diagnostic tests for DM and CVD…

Posted in Journal Watch, Research | Also tagged | Comments closed

Widening Disparities In Infant Mortality And Life Expectancy Between Appalachia And The Rest Of…

Appalachia—a region that stretches from Mississippi to New York—has historically been recognized as a socially and economically disadvantaged part of the United States, and growing evidence suggests that health disparities between it and the rest of the country are widening.

Posted in Journal Watch | Also tagged , , , | Comments closed

Childhood adiposity and risk of type 1 diabetes: A Mendelian randomization study

by J. C. Censin, Christoph Nowak, Nicholas Cooper, Peter Bergsten, John A. Todd, Tove Fall Background The incidence of type 1 diabetes (T1D) is increasing globally. One hypothesis is that increasing childhood obesity rates may explain part of this increase, but, as T1D is rare, intervention studies are challenging to perform

Posted in Journal Watch | Also tagged | Comments closed

Austerity and its implications for immigrant health in France

Publication date: August 2017 Source:Social Science & Medicine, Volume 187 Author(s): Carolyn Sargent, Laurence Kotobi The ongoing economic crisis in France increasingly has affected immigrant rights, including access to health care.

Posted in Journal Watch | Also tagged | Comments closed

Organizational and managerial factors associated with clinical practice guideline adherence: a…

AbstractObjectivesTo identify managerial and organizational characteristics of multi-specialty medicine wards and individual characteristics of health professionals that are most strongly associated with clinical practice guidelines (CPG) adherence.DesignCross-sectional stratified cluster sample design.SettingData were gathered from 36 randomly selected multi-specialty medicine wards.ParticipantsThe study population included all health professionals involved in patient care working in the participating wards.Main outcome measuresThe degree of CPG adherence was measured using clinical vignettes on three topics: pain management, managing heart failure and managing diabetes.

Posted in Journal Watch | Tagged | Comments closed

Incorporation of a health economic modelling tool into public health commissioning: Evidence…

Publication date: August 2017 Source:Social Science & Medicine, Volume 186 Author(s): Tom Sanders, Amy Grove, Sarah Salway, Susan Hampshaw, Elizabeth Goyder This paper explores how commissioners working in an English local government authority (LA) viewed a health economic decision tool for planning services in relation to diabetes.

Posted in Journal Watch | Also tagged , | Comments closed

Racial And Ethnic Disparities Persist At Veterans Health Administration Patient-Centered…

Patient-centered medical homes are widely promoted as a primary care delivery model that achieves better patient outcomes.

Posted in Journal Watch | Also tagged | Comments closed

Globalisation and national trends in nutrition and health: A grouped fixed-effects approach to…

Abstract Using a panel dataset of 70 countries spanning 42 years (1970–2011), we investigate the distinct effects of social globalisation and trade openness on national trends in markers of diet quality (supplies of animal proteins, free fats and sugar, average body mass index, and diabetes prevalence).

Posted in Journal Watch | Also tagged | Comments closed