Silver Book Fact
Approximately 1 in 5 health care dollars in the U.S. is spent caring for someone with diagnosed diabetes, while 1 in 10 health care dollars is attributed to diabetes.
American Diabetes Association. Economic Costs of Diabetes in the U.S. in 2007. Diabetes Care. 2008; 31(3): 1-20. http://care.diabetesjournals.org/content/31/3/596.full.pdf+html