Approximately 40.7 million of the 186 million hospital inpatient days in 2007 were incurred by people with diabetes, and 24.3 million more are attributed to diabetes.
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Due to the combined burdens and complications of diabetes, individuals at age 60 that are diagnosed with diabetes have a reduction in life expectancy and quality-of-life years of 7.3 and… [ Get More Details ]
Indirect costs of diabetes include increased absenteeism ($2.6 billion) and reduced productivity while at work ($20.0 billion) for the employed population, reduced productivity for those not in the labor force… [ Get More Details ]
The number of people age sixty-five and older who are diagnosed with diabetes in the United States is expected to increase by eight million in just ten years, from thirteen… [ Get More Details ]