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Diabetes drug expenditures rose from $6.7 billion in 2001 to $12.5 billion in 2007.

Alexander G, Sehgal N, Moloney R, Stafford R. National Trends in Treatment of Type 2 Diabetes Mellitus, 1994-2007. Arch Intern Med. 2008; 168(19): 2088-94. http://archinte.jamanetwork.com/article.aspx?articleid=773439

Reference

Title
National Trends in Treatment of Type 2 Diabetes Mellitus, 1994-2007
Publication
Arch Intern Med
Publication Date
2008
Authors
Alexander G, Sehgal N, Moloney R, Stafford R
Volume & Issue
Volume 168, Issue 19
Pages
2088-94
URL
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Categories

  • Cost of Disease
  • Economic Burden

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