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By 2030, more than 30 million Americans could have diabetes–71% higher than in 2000.

Giorgianni S, Grana J, Scipioni L. Global Impact of Innovations on Chronic Disease in the Genomics Era. The Pfizer Journal. 01-Nov-2001; 11

Reference

Title
Global Impact of Innovations on Chronic Disease in the Genomics Era
Publication
The Pfizer Journal
Publisher
Pfizer Inc
Publication Date
01-Nov-2001
Authors
Giorgianni S, Grana J, Scipioni L

Categories

  • Cost of Disease
  • Future Human Burden

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  • In 2010, 1.9 million Americans age 20 and older were diagnosed with diabetes.  
  • More than 65% of Americans who have diabetes will die of some type of cardiovascular disease.  
  • In 2034, annual spending on diabetes will increase to $336 billion.  
  • Diabetes consumes 25% of Medicare’s annual budget.  
  • Overall, the risk for death among people with diabetes is about twice that of people of similar age but without diabetes.