The national burden of diabetes is likely to exceed $174 billion because it omits the social cost of intangibles such as pain and suffering, care provided by unpaid caregivers, excess… [ Get More Details ]
Diabetes was the cause of approximately 2.3 million hospital admissions, 14 million hospital days, and 70 million nursing home days in 1997.
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Patients with diabetes that are hospitalized for a cardiovascular event incur higher costs for cardiovascular care than their non-diabetic counterparts over 3 years. Compared to patients without diabetes, patients with… [ Get More Details ]