Silver Book Fact

Fact image

Total health care expenditures by diabetes status, 2002 (in millions of dollars and % of U.S. total)

American Diabetes Association. Economic Costs of Diabetes in the U.S. in 2002. Diabetes Care. 2003; 26(3): 917-32. http://care.diabetesjournals.org/cgi/content/full/26/3/917

Reference

Title
Economic Costs of Diabetes in the U.S. in 2002
Publication
Diabetes Care
Publication Date
2003
Authors
American Diabetes Association
Volume & Issue
Volume 26, Issue 3
Pages
917-32
URL
Read Full Resource

Categories

  • Cost of Disease
  • Economic Burden

Related Facts

  • In 2008, diabetes-related hospital costs totaled $83 billion.  
  • Overall, the risk for death among people with diabetes is about twice that of people of similar age but without diabetes.   
  • Health care spending attributable to diabetes is expected to nearly triple by 2034, to $336 billion.  
  • Diabetes consumes 25% of Medicare’s annual budget.  
  • From 2009 – 2012, an estimated 86 million American adults had prediabetes—37% of adults age 20 and older, and 51% of adults age 65 and older.