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Cost of Diabetes Care in US Keeps Climbing

The total cost of diabetes in the US jumped from $174 billion in 2007, to $245 billion in 2012. Costs in 2012 included $176 billion in direct medical costs and $69 billion in indirect costs, which includes absenteeism, reduced productivity, and unemployment caused by disease-related disability. The full report will be published in the April issue of Diabetes CareREAD MORE

Source: HealthDay