|Equation||(# individuals treated) x (% individuals getting treated solely because of the program) x (# QALY increase) x ($ QALY)|
|Explanation||This metric estimates the impact of diabetes treatment leading to improved health, estimated in terms of quality-adjusted life years (QALY).
Number of individuals treated: Reported by program.
Percentage of participants treated solely because of the program: [0.27]. The percentage of diagnosed individuals receiving treatment in Minnesota is 73%, thus the percent not treated is 27% (CDC, 2017).
QALY increase: [0.14]. This is the average QALY for best-practice diabetes treatment based on meta-analysis from Tice, et al (2016).
$ value per QALY: [$50,000]
Benefits are then discounted to present value based on the average age of participation to life expectancy.
|References||Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. (2017). Diabetes report card 2017. Atlanta, GA: Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, U.S. Department of Health and Human Services.https://www.cdc.gov/diabetes/pdfs/library/diabetesreportcard2017-508.pdf
Tice, J., Chapman, R., Shore, K., Seidner, M., Ollendorf, D., Weissberg, J. & Pearson, S. (2016). Diabetes prevention programs: Effectiveness and value. Final evidence report and meeting summary. Institute for Clinical and Economic Review. Retrieved from https://icer-review.org/material/final-report-dpp/.