Table 6—

Health resource use attributed to diabetes in the U.S., by medical condition (in thousands)

Health resourceDiabetesChronic complications
General medical conditionsTotal*
Neuro-logicalPeripheral vascularCardio-vascularRenalMetabolicOphthalmicOther
Hospital inpatient days8281,3181,2216,4461,75582151,87110,72624,262
Office-based physician visits21,9312,3861,4056,6351,9054034,9341,44323,67264,713
Emergency visits336173535922292272803,8745,567
Hospital outpatient and freestanding ambulatory surgical center visits2,544154189549147271731731,7735,730
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    * Numbers do not necessarily sum to totals because of rounding.