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Title:
   Trends in Use and Expenditures for Diabetes among Adults 18 and Older, U.S. Civilian Noninstitutionalized Population, 1996 and 2007
Product type:
   Statistical Brief 304
MEPS component:
   Household Component
Publication date:
   December 8, 2010
Description:
   Diabetes is a disease characterized by high levels of blood glucose (sugar). Diabetes results when the body does not produce enough insulin, when it is resistant to the insulin produced, or both. A total of $40.8 billion was spent on treatment for diabetes in 2007, compared to $18.5 billion in 1996 (in 2007 dollars).
Author(s):
   Anita Soni, PhD
Agency:
   Rockville (MD): Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality
Source:
   Web Only
MEPS Topics:
   Priority Conditions -- Diabetes
PDF link:
   data_files/publications/st304/stat304.pdf (122 KB)
HTML link:
   data_files/publications/st304/stat304.shtml
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