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Cost of Diabetes Care in U.S. Keeps Climbing
Date:3/6/2013

ple with diabetes are 2.3 times higher than for those without diabetes, and that the primary cause of increased costs is the increasing number of people with diabetes.

Despite the introduction of new medications for the disease, diabetes drugs and supplies accounted for only 12 percent of the medical costs in both 2007 and 2012.

Among the other key findings:

  • Most (62 percent) of the cost for diabetes care in the United States is provided by government insurance (including Medicare, Medicaid and the military). The rest is paid for by private insurance (34 percent) or by the uninsured (3 percent).
  • Total per-person health costs are higher among women than men ($8,331 versus $7,458), and lower among Hispanics ($5,930) than among whites ($8,101) and blacks ($9,540).
  • The per-person cost of medical care attributed to diabetes was $6,649 in 2007 and $7,900 in 2012, a 19 percent increase. Overall, medical care costs in the United States rose by a comparable amount during the same time period, which indicates that the increasing cost of diabetes care is being driven by the increasing number of people with diabetes.
  • Among states, California has the largest population with diabetes and thus the highest costs, at $27.6 billion. Florida's total population is fourth among states behind California, Texas and New York, but it is second in diabetes-related costs at $18.9 billion.

The findings were released at a news conference March 6 and will appear in the April issue of the journal Diabetes Care.

More information

The U.S. National Institute of Diabetes and Digestive and Kidney Diseases offers a diabetes prevention series.

-- Robert Preidt

SOURCE: American Diabetes Association, news release, March 6, 2013


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