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The Cost of Diabetes

THE COST OF DIABETES The national cost of dlabetes in the U.S. exceeds $174 billion. This includes $116 billion in excess medical expenditures attributed to diabetes, as well as $58 billon in reduced national productivity. On Average, people diagnosed with diabetes have medical expenditures that are more than double of those who do not have diabetes. THE NUMBERS 18,800,000 DIAGNOSED 1,900,000 NEW CASES ae diagncsed in people aged 20 years and okder in 2010. 312,394,000 U.S. POPULATION 7,000,000 UNDIAGNOSED 79,000,000 PRE DIABETES THE COSTS $116 billion for direct medical costs $58 billion for indirect costs (disability, work loss, premature mortality) $174,000,000 TOTAL COST OF DIABETES $846,800,000 2010 HEALTH CARE COSTS $110,000,000 FAST FOOD SPENDING THE FACTS PREVELANCE EFFECTS In 2004, heart disease was noted on 68% of 13,000,000 diabetes-related death 151,400,000 certificates among people aged 65 years or older. DIABETES IN MEN MEN POPULATION In 2005-2008, of adults aged 20 years or older with self-reported diabetes, 67% had blood pressure greater than or equal to 140/90 mmHg or used prescription medications for hypertension. 12,600,000 DIABETES 155,600,600 WOMEN POPULATION IN WOMEN Diabetes is the leading cause of new cases of blindness among adults aged 20-74 years. 215,000 Diabetes is the leading cause of kidney failure, accounting for 44% of new cases in 2008. UNDER 20 YEARS 25,600,000 20-65 More than 60% of 110,600,000 nontraumatic lower-limb amputations occur in people with diabetes. 65 AND OLDER Clinical Trials GPS Data provided by the 2011 National Diabetes Fact Sheet

The Cost of Diabetes

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Diabetes is a prevalent health concern in the U.S, but what is it truly costing the U.S to provide treatment for those effected. This infographic provides information about how much exactly it costs t...


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