Diabetes is more prevalent in people age sixty-five or older, with rates of disease equal to 26.9 percent, compared to those age twenty or older, with disease rates of 11.3… [ Get More Details ]
People with diabetes are 21.8 times as likely to be admitted for skin ulcers/gangrene, 15 times as likely for peripheral vascular disease, 10 times as likely for congestive heart failure,… [ Get More Details ]
In 2012, the total cost of diabetes was $245 billion–$176 billion in medical costs and $69 billion in lost productivity.
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The average total annual cost for an adult plan member with employer coverage and diagnosed diabetes who interacted with the health care system in 2009 was approximately $11,700, compared to… [ Get More Details ]