Diabetes drug expenditures rose from $6.7 billion in 2001 to $12.5 billion in 2007.
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It is likely that diabetes is underreported as a cause of death. Studies show that only 35-40% of decendents with diabetes had it listed anywhere on the death certificate, and… [ Get More Details ]
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 ]
Approximately $1 in every $5 spent on health care in the United States goes to caring for someone with diagnosed diabetes, and 25 percent of Medicare’s annual budget is used… [ Get More Details ]