Visiting Ph.D. Student
Work and interests
Michael was a research fellow at the Institute for Health Economics and Health Care Management (Helmholtz Zentrum München) and a third year PhD student at the Ludwig Maximilian University of Munich when visiting the Prevention of Diabetes and Related Metabolic Disorders group. His project ass about the cost effectiveness of early intensive treatment in patients with screen detected diabetes in the ADDITION trial.
His thesis focuses on the impact of disease management strategies (self- management, structured disease management programs) on outcomes (quality of life, mortality, QALYs, costs) in patients with diabetes and cardiovascular comorbidities.
- Laxy M, Mielck A, Hunger M, Meisinger C, Rückert IM, Rathmann W, Holle R. “The association between patient-reported self-management behavior, intermediate clinical outcomes and mortality in patients with type 2 diabetes: Results from the KORA-A study.” Diabetes Care, 2014 Jun;37(6):1604-12
- Laxy M, Holle R, Döring A, Peters A, Hunger M. “The longitudinal association between weight-change and health-related quality of life: Results from the population-based KORA S4/F4 cohort study.” International Journal of Public Health, 2014 Apr;59(2):279-88