Did You Know? Where 20% of US healthcare dollars go
- Diabetes prevention can reduce long-term medical costs; the US spends 20% of its healthcare dollars to treat people with diabetes.
- More of us are getting diabetes, but we’re also living with it longer, so we’ll need more health services and effective interventions.
- You can use the Chronic Disease Cost Calculator, along with other cost analysis tools, to estimate the costs of diabetes and other chronic diseases.