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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 $53.8 billion).

Dall T, Mann S, Zhang Y, Quick W, et al. Distinguishing the Economic Costs Associated with Type 1 and Type 2 Diabetes. Popul Health Manag. 2009; 12(2): 103-10. http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/19361253

Reference

Title
Distinguishing the Economic Costs Associated with Type 1 and Type 2 Diabetes
Publication
Popul Health Manag
Publication Date
2009
Authors
Dall T, Mann S, Zhang Y, Quick W, et al.
Volume & Issue
Volume 12, Issue 2
Pages
103-10
URL
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Categories

  • Cost of Disease
  • Economic Burden

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