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American Diabetes Association, Statistics About Diabetes

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    • The cost effectiveness ratio for pump therapy compared with daily insulin injections is about $18,000 per life year saved.  
    • Every year, over 210,000 deaths are attributable to diabetes and its complications.  
    • Diabetes is also a significant cause of heart disease and stroke– adults with diabetes have heart disease death rates 2 to 4 times higher and risk of stroke that is…  
    • Diabetes is the 5th deadliest disease in the United States.  
    • Close to 50% of those with diabetes are age 60 and older.  
    • An additional 54 million people are estimated to have pre-diabetes, a condition where blood glucose levels are abnormally high– but not yet high enough to be considered diabetes.  
    • Diabetes prevalence in the United States increased by more than 60% between 1990 and 2001.