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Rowe R, Cowx M, Poole C, McEwan P, Morgan C, Walker M.  The effects of orlistat in patients with diabetes: improvement in glycaemic control and weight loss. Current Medical Research and Opinion 2005; 21(11): 1885-1890


This is a critical abstract of an economic evaluation that meets the criteria for inclusion on NHS EED. Each abstract contains a brief summary of the methods, the results and conclusions followed by a detailed critical assessment on the reliability of the study and the conclusions drawn.

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Adult; Aged; Aged, 80 and over; Anti-Obesity Agents /economics /therapeutic use; Blood Glucose /metabolism; Body Mass Index; Diabetes Mellitus, Type 2 /drug therapy; Female; Follow-Up Studies; Humans; Hypoglycemic Agents /economics /therapeutic use; Lactones /economics /therapeutic use; Male; Middle Aged; Obesity /drug therapy /physiopathology; Prospective Studies; Weight Loss