COST OF SIDE EFFECTS OF LIFESTYLE INTERVENTION – (05-01-05)

The Cost-Effectiveness of Lifestyle Modification or Metformin in Preventing Type 2 Diabetes

Ouch.  Lifestyle intervention:  $1100.  Metformin:  $31,300.  These costs take into account the intervention as well as cost of side effects of the intervention.  Would seem kind of like a no brainer for the insurance companies, but they still do not pay well or consistently for lifestyle/therapeutic lifestyle changes (TLC).

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For more than a decade, Dr. Bogash has stayed current with the medical literature as it relates to physiology, disease prevention and disease management. He uses his knowledge to educate patients, the community and cyberspace on the best way to avoid and / or manage chronic diseases using lifestyle and targeted supplementation.







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