Silver Book Fact

The combined cost of treatment expenditures and lost economic output for seven common chronic diseases (cancer, diabetes, heart disease, hypertension, stroke, mental disorders, and pulmonary conditions) totaled $1.3 trillion in 2003.

Milken Institute. The Economic Burden of Chronic Disease on the United States; http://www.chronicdiseaseimpact.com/state_sheet/USA.pdf

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  • Cost of Disease
  • Economic Burden

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