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Type 1 diabetes accounts for an estimated 5.7% (1 million) of the 17.5 million people with diagnosed diabetes.

Dall, TM, SE Mann, Y Zhang, WW Quick, RF Seifert, J Martin, EA Huang, and S Zhang. 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, TM, SE Mann, Y Zhang, WW Quick, RF Seifert, J Martin, EA Huang, and S Zhang
Volume & Issue
Volume 12, Issue 2
Pages
103-10
URL
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Categories

  • Cost of Disease
  • Prevalence & Incidence

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