Journal article

Cost-of-illness and its determinants for type 2 diabetes mellitus in bangladesh

Afsana Afroz, Khurshid Alam, Mohammed J Alramadan, Md Nassif Hossain, Hasina Akhter Chowdhury, Liaquat Ali, Baki Billah

BANGLADESH JOURNAL OF MEDICAL SCIENCE | IBN SINA TRUST | Published : 2019

Abstract

Background: Diabetes is one of the most prevalent non-communicable diseases (NCDs) all over the world and leading cause of death, disability, and economic loss. Diabetes imposes a heavy economic burden on individuals, their families and society as a whole. The aim of this study is to estimate the economic burden of type 2 diabetes mellitus (T2DM) in Bangladesh and to find association between glycemic control and Health Related Quality of Life with cost-of-illness (COI). Methodology: This will be an analytical cross-sectional cost-of-illness study. Within a specific time period participants aged ≥18 years, registered with Bangladesh Diabetic Somiti and having type 2 diabetes for more than one..

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