Silver Book Fact

Health care spending attributable to diabetes is expected to nearly triple by 2034, to $336 billion.

Zhou, Xiauhui, Ping Zhang, Edward W Gregg, Lawrence Barker, Thomas J Hoerger, Tony Pearson-Clarke, and Ann Albright. A Nationwide Community-Based Lifestyle Program Could Delay or Prevent Type 2 Diabetes Cases and Save $5.7 Billion in 25 Years. Health Aff. 2012; 31(1): 50-60. http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/22232094

Reference

Title
A Nationwide Community-Based Lifestyle Program Could Delay or Prevent Type 2 Diabetes Cases and Save $5.7 Billion in 25 Years
Publication
Health Aff
Publisher
Project HOPE
Publication Date
2012
Authors
Zhou, Xiauhui, Ping Zhang, Edward W Gregg, Lawrence Barker, Thomas J Hoerger, Tony Pearson-Clarke, and Ann Albright
Volume & Issue
Volume 31, Issue 1
Pages
50-60
URL
Read Full Resource

Categories

  • Cost of Disease
  • Future Economic Burden

Related Facts

  • The number of people in the United States with diabetes is projected to nearly double by 2034, to fourty-four million.  
  • The average number of diabetes medications used per patient increased from 1.14 in 1994 to 1.63 in 2007.  
  • About 25 percent of those with prediabetes go on to develop diabetes within three to five years.  
  • Proportion of Female Population with Confirmed Diabetes in 2002  
  • Over 25.8 million Americans are impacted by diabetes