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Total (direct and indirect) costs for people with diagnosed diabetes is $245 billion. Of these costs, $69 billion is from disability, work loss, and premature death.
Medical costs for people with diabetes are twice as high as costs for people without diabetes.
Lifetime medical costs for someone with type 2 diabetes is approximately $85,200 (age-gender weighted average). Approximately 53% of these costs are due to treating complications from diabetes.
Statistics included are from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention’s National Diabetes Statistics Report: Estimates of Diabetes and Its Burden in the United States, 2014 [PDF] and “Lifetime direct medical costs of treating type 2 diabetes and diabetic complications,” published in the American Journal of Preventive Medicine.