Silver Book Fact

In 2002, people with diabetes had medical expenditures that were 2.4 times higher than those without the disease.

American Diabetes Association. Economic Costs of Diabetes in the U.S. in 2002. Diabetes Care. 2003; 26(3): 917-32. http://care.diabetesjournals.org/cgi/content/full/26/3/917

Reference

Title
Economic Costs of Diabetes in the U.S. in 2002
Publication
Diabetes Care
Publication Date
2003
Authors
American Diabetes Association
Volume & Issue
Volume 26, Issue 3
Pages
917-32
URL
Read Full Resource

Categories

  • Cost of Disease
  • Economic Burden

Related Facts

  • In 2008, an estimated 202,290 people with end-stage kidney disease due to diabetes, were living on chronic dialysis or with a kidney transplant.  
  • Morbidity costs attributable to diabetes, 2002  
  • World Blindess from DR
     
  • 20.8 million people–7% of the population–have diabetes.  
  • From 2009 to 2034, for the Medicare-eligible population, the diabetes population is expected to rise from 8.2 million in 2009 to 14.6 million in 2034.