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Understanding "Value for Money" in Healthy Ageing

November 2019

In the new eBook Live Long and Prosper?

Economic Impact of Diabetes in South Asia: the Magnitude of the Problem

May 2019

With an estimated 84 million people suffering from diabetes in South Asia, the disease imposes substantial economic burdens on individuals, families, and society.

Avoidable Hospital Admissions From Diabetes Complications In Japan, Singapore, Hong Kong, And Communities Outside Beijing

January 2018

Improving the quality of primary care may reduce avoidable hospital admissions.

Searching for Public Health Law’s Sweet Spot: The Regulation of Sugar-Sweetened Beverages

July 2015

David Studdert and colleagues explore how to balance public health, individual freedom, and good government when it comes to sugar-sweetened drinks.

Ethnic differences in the relationship between insulin sensitivity and insulin response

December 2013

Abstract:OBJECTIVE Human blood glucose levels have likely evolved toward their current point of stability over hundreds of thousands of years.

Patient Copayments, Provider Incentives and Income Effects: Theory and Evidence from China’s Essential Medications List Policy

September 2013

How do demand- and supply-side incentives interact, when there are potentially large provider income effects?

Diabetes, Its Treatment, and Catastrophic Medical Spending in 35 Developing Countries

June 2012

OBJECTIVE To assess the individual financial impact of having diabetes in developing countries, whether diabetic individuals possess appropriate medications, and the extent to which health...

The Utility of Childhood and Adolescent Obesity Assessment in Relation to Adult Health

May 2012

Background: High childhood obesity prevalence has raised concerns about future adult health, generating calls for obesity screening of young children. Objective: To estimate how well childhood...

Assessing Screening Policies for Childhood Obesity

January 2012

To address growing concerns over childhood obesity, the United States Preventive Services Task Force (USPSTF) recently recommended that children undergo obesity screening beginning at age 6.

Socioeconomic Correlates of Inpatient Spending for Patients with Type 2 Diabetes Mellitus in China: Evidence from Hangzhou

January 2012

Aims: We evaluated the factors associated with inpatient costs including total costs, pharmaceutical costs and laboratory costs for diabetes-related admissions.

Influence of Age on Perioperative Complications Among Patients Undergoing Implantable Cardioverter-Defibrillators for Primary Prevention in the United States

December 2011

Abstract BACKGROUND- The majority of current implantable cardioverter-defibrillator (ICD) recipients are significantly older than those in the ICD trials.

The charcot foot in diabetes

December 2011

Abstract The diabetic Charcot foot syndrome is a serious and potentially limb-threatening lower-extremity complication of diabetes.

Improving practice guidelines with patient-specific recommendations

December 2011

Clinical practice guidelines aim to help providers make decisions that optimize patient care (1).

Educational Disparities in Quality of Diabetes Care in a Universal Health Insurance System: Evidence from the 2005 Korea National Health and Nutrition Examination Survey

August 2011

Objective To investigate educational disparities in the care process and health outcomes among patients with diabetes in the context of South Korea's universal health insurance system.

Quality Adjustment for Health Care Spending on Chronic Disease: Evidence from Diabetes Treatment, 1999-2009

May 2011

Although U.S. health care expenditures reached 17.6 percent of GDP in 2009, quality measurement in this important service sector remains limited.

Diabetes Mellitus and Tuberculosis in Countries with High Tuberculosis Burdens: Individual Risks and Social Determinants

January 2011

Background A growing body of evidence supports the role of type 2 diabetes as an individual-level risk factor for tuberculosis (TB), though evidence from developing countries with the highest TB...

Overexpression of alpha2A-adrenergic receptors contributes to type 2 diabetes

December 2010

Abstract: Several common genetic variations have been associated with type 2 diabetes, but the exact disease mechanisms are still poorly elucidated.

National Survey of Preventive Health Services in US Emergency Departments

November 2010

Study objective: We describe the availability of preventive health services in US emergency departments (EDs), as well as ED directors' preferred service and perceptions of barriers to offering...

Cost-Effectiveness of Using High-Sensitivity C-Reactive Protein to Identify Intermediate- and Low-Cardiovascular-Risk Individuals for Statin Therapy

September 2010

BACKGROUND: -Many myocardial infarctions and strokes occur in individuals with low-density lipoprotein cholesterol levels below recommended treatment thresholds.

An Environment-Wide Association study (EWAS) on type 2 diabetes mellitus

May 2010

BACKGROUND: Type 2 Diabetes (T2D) and other chronic diseases are caused by a complex combination of many genetic and environmental factors.

Health literacy and child health promotion: Implications for research, clinical care, and public policy

December 2009

The nation's leading sources of morbidity and health disparities (eg, preterm birth, obesity, chronic lung disease, cardiovascular disease, type 2 diabetes, mental health disorders, and cancer)...

The Net Value of Health Care for Patients With Type 2 Diabetes, 1997 to 2005

December 2009

Background.  The net value of increased health care spending remains unclear, especially for chronic diseases. Objective.

The Benefits of Risk Factor Prevention in Americans Aged 51 Years and Older

November 2009

Abstract Objectives. We assessed the potential health and economic benefits of reducing common risk factors in older Americans.Methods.

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Portrait of Karen Eggleston Karen Eggleston Senior Fellow
John Morton Associate Professor, Surgery
Susan M. Frayne Associate Professor, Medicine
Wasin Laohavinij Visiting Scholar at APARC