A cost-effectiveness analysis of a telephone-linked care intervention for individuals with Type 2 diabetes

Louisa G Gordon, Dominique Bird, Brian Federick Oldenburg, Robert Friedman, Anthony Russell, Paul Scuffham

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Aim: To assess the cost-effectiveness of an automated telephone-linked care intervention, Australian TLC Diabetes, delivered over 6 months to patients with established Type 2 diabetes mellitus and high glycated haemoglobin level, compared to usual care. Methods: A Markov model was designed to synthesize data from a randomized controlled trial of TLC Diabetes (n=120) and other published evidence. The 5-year model consisted of three health states related to glycaemic control: sub-optimal HbA1c =58mmol/mol (7.5 ); average =48-57mmol/mol (6.5-7.4 ) and optimal
Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)103-111
Number of pages9
JournalDiabetes Research and Clinical Practice
Issue number1
Publication statusPublished - 2014

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