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Between 2009 and 2034, annual diabetes-related spending is expected to increase from $113 billion to $336 billion (2007 dollars).

Huang E, Basu A, O'Grady M, Capretta J. Projecting the Future Diabetes Population Size and Related Costs for the U.S. Diabetes Care. 2009; 32(12): 2225-9. http://care.diabetesjournals.org/content/32/12/2225.abstract

Reference

Title
Projecting the Future Diabetes Population Size and Related Costs for the U.S.
Publication
Diabetes Care
Publication Date
2009
Authors
Huang E, Basu A, O'Grady M, Capretta J
Volume & Issue
Volume 32, Issue 12
Pages
2225-9
URL
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Categories

  • Cost of Disease
  • Future Economic Burden

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