Silver Book Fact

New diagnoses of type 2 diabetes are expected to double to a projected rate of about 15 new cases per 1,000 Americans in 2050.

Villarivera, Christel, Julie Wolcott, Anjali Jain, Yiduo Zhang, and Clifford Goodman. The US Preventive Services Task Force Should Consider A Broader Evidence Base In Updating Its Diabetes Screening Guidelines. Health Aff. 2012; 31(1): 35-42. http://content.healthaffairs.org/content/31/1/35.abstract

Reference

Title
The US Preventive Services Task Force Should Consider A Broader Evidence Base In Updating Its Diabetes Screening Guidelines
Publication
Health Aff
Publisher
Project HOPE
Publication Date
2012
Authors
Villarivera, Christel, Julie Wolcott, Anjali Jain, Yiduo Zhang, and Clifford Goodman
Volume & Issue
Volume 31, Issue 1
Pages
35-42
URL
Read Full Resource

Categories

  • Cost of Disease
  • Future Human Burden

Related Facts

  • Between 2002 and 2003, diabetes caused activity limitations for 41.1 of every 1,000 people between the ages of 65 and 74; for 49.4 of every 1,000 people between the ages…  
  • The average total annual cost for an adult plan member with employer coverage and diagnosed diabetes who interacted with the health care system in 2009 was approximately $11,700, compared to…  
  • Diabetes caused 176,000 cases of permanent disability in 2002–costing $7.5 billion.  
  • Individuals diagnosed with diabetes have a 2 to 4 times higher risk of developing heart disease, than those without the disease.  
  • Decreased productivity due to diabetes costs an individual between $3,700 and $8,700 in yearly earnings.