Simulation of Quality-Adjusted Survival in Chronic Diseases: An Application in Type 2 Diabetes
Alison J Hayes, Philip M Clarke, Merryn Voysey, Anthony Keech
Medical Decision Making | SAGE PUBLICATIONS INC | Published : 2011
Awarded by National Health & Medical Research Council of Australia
Received 7 February 2010 from School of Public Health, University of Sydney, NSW, Australia (AJH, PMC) and NHMRC Clinical Trials Centre, University of Sydney, NSW, Australia (MV, AK). Financial support for this study was provided by the National Health & Medical Research Council of Australia, Project Grant No. 512463 and Capacity Building Grant No. 571372. The funding agreement ensured the authors' independence in designing the study, interpreting the data, and writing and publishing the report. PMC was funded from an Australian National Health & Medical Research Council Career Development Award (571122). The FIELD study was supported by a grant from the Laboratoire Fourniers SA, Dijon France (now part of Solway pharmaceuticals) and was coordinated independently by the National Health and Medical Research Council Clinical Trials Centre, University of Sydney, Sydney, Australia, and overseen by the study management committee. The authors thank V. Gebski and K. Howard for their comments on the manuscript and the many patients who participated in the FIELD study. Revision accepted for publication 25 March 2011.