Cost effectiveness of a lifestyle intervention in preventing Type 2 diabetes: economic evaluation alongside a clinical trial

Lisa Irvine, Garry R. Barton, Amy V. Gasper, Nikki Murray, Allan Clark, Tracey Scarpello, Mike Sampson

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Previous research has suggested people with impaired fasting glucose (IFG) are less likely to develop Type 2 diabetes (T2DM) if they receive prolonged structured diet and exercise advice. This study examined the within-trial cost-effectiveness of such lifestyle interventions.
Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)275-282
Number of pages8
JournalInternational Journal of Technology Assessment in Health Care
Issue number4
Publication statusPublished - Oct 2011


  • Body Weights and Measures
  • Humans
  • Aged
  • Quality of Life
  • Blood Glucose
  • Socioeconomic Factors
  • Life Style
  • Quality-Adjusted Life Years
  • Health Services
  • Cost-Benefit Analysis
  • Diabetes Mellitus, Type 2
  • Health Behavior
  • Middle Aged
  • Female
  • Male

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