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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The risk of stroke is 2 to 4 times higher in people with diabetes than in those without the disease. The risk of death from stroke is 2.8 times… [ Get More Details ]
In 2007, type 1 diabetes cost approximately $14.9 billion (direct medical costs, $10.5 billion; indirect $4.4 billion), while type 2 diabetes cost $159.5 billion (direct medical costs, $105.7 billion; indirect… [ Get More Details ]