Infographic: The Rising Cost of Diabetes

Wednesday, November 21st, 2012
This post was written by Patricia Donovan

The national cost of diabetes in the United States now exceeds $174 billion, as shown in this infographic released by Clinical Trials GPS. This includes $116 billion in excess medical expenditures attributed to diabetes, as well as $58 billion in reduced national productivity. On average, people diagnosed with diabetes have medical expenditures that are more than double of those who do not have diabetes.

Diabetes Cost
Courtesy of: Clinical Trials GPS

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