• The recently completed United Kingdom Prospective Diabetes Study (UKPDS) has shown that type 2 diabetes mellitus is a progressive disorder that can be treated initially with oral agent monotherapy but will eventually require the addition of other oral agents, and that in many patients, insulin therapy will be needed to achieve targeted glycemic levels. (nih.gov)
  • We used the United Kingdom Prospective Diabetes Study (UKPDS) model to forecast diabetes-related complications, corresponding quality-adjusted life years and costs. (cmaj.ca)
  • We performed an incremental cost-utility analysis of self-monitoring of blood glucose using the United Kingdom Prospective Diabetes Study (UKPDS) Outcomes Model. (cmaj.ca)
  • Patients with type 2 diabetes mellitus (1985 World Health Organization criteria) and receiving any therapy regimen, between 30 and 70 years of age and with hemoglobin A 1c concentrations of 8% or greater were eligible to participate in the study. (cmaj.ca)
  • And while this information is definitely useful, it cannot help researchers and doctors investigate what elements contribute to the diabetes epidemic in Malta. (edu.mt)
  • Diabetes mellitus has become a global epidemic of 21st century with dispro- portionately high socioeconomic burden in the developing world. (scirp.org)