Collaborative care for depression in patients with diabetes increased depression-free days and had economic benefit

Simon, G. E.; Simon, W. J.; Lin, E. H.
May 2007
ACP Journal Club;May/Jun2007, Vol. 146 Issue 3, p78
Academic Journal
The article presents a study which examines the incremental cost effectiveness of systematic depression treatment in outpatients with diabetes mellitus and depression. Results revealed that patients in the collaborative-care group have a similar number of depression-free days in the first year. It is concluded that a collaborative-care program increases time free of depression and saves money for patients with diabetes mellitus and depression.


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