An important theme area for ACHORD is economic and policy oriented research.

Using a variety of methods, including analysis of large provincial health care administrative databases, economic evaluations and controlled trials, we are addressing questions about the economic burden of diabetes, and how we can more efficiently allocate our limited resources within the health care system.

Evaluation of Provincial Pharmaceutical Coverage Policies
Economic Evaluation of Population-based Diabetes Prevention Programs
Expenditures on Diabetes and Related Conditions
Coverage of Diabetes Testing Supplies
Pharmacoepidemiological Assessment of Medication Adherence Rates and Clinical Outcomes in Type 2 Diabetes
Self Monitoring of Blood Glucose