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National Healthcare Disparities Report, 2005

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Diabetes

Number of deaths (2003)....................................................................................................... 73,9654
Cause of death rank (2003).................................................................................................... 6th4
Total number of Americans with diabetes (2002).............................................................. 18,200,00012
New cases (age 20 and over, 2002)..................................................................................... 1,300,00012
Total cost................................................................................................................................. $132 billion12
Direct medical costs............................................................................................................. $92 billion12
Groups more likely to have or die from diabetes13,14,15.................................................. Blacks
  Hispanics
  AI/ANs

 

 

 

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