Table 9—

Health care expenditures in the U.S., by diabetes status and type of service, 2007 (in millions of dollars and % of U.S. total)

Cost componentPopulation with diabetes
Population without diabetesU.S. total*
Attributed to diabetes
Total incurred by people with diabetes
Dollars% of U.S. totalDollars% of U.S. total
Institutional care
    Hospital inpatient58,3441496,97423332,902429,875
    Nursing/residential facility7,4861018,5252556,69275,217
Outpatient care21,739
    Physician's office9,89768,06514132,984154,723
    Emergency department3,87057,8791073,38181,446
    Ambulance services1035370181,7262,096
    Hospital outpatient2,98546,7701060,05466,824
    Home health5,586149,3912331,14940,546
    Hospice28<11,4111110,62212,033
    Podiatry27319408281,0281,437
Outpatient medications and supplies
    Insulin3,7331003,733100NA3,733
    Diabetic supplies1,7831001,783100NA1,783
    Oral agents8,5861008,586100NA8,586
    Retail prescriptions12,692826,03517127,562153,597
    Other equipment and supplies89052,7141416,90119,615
Total*116,25711205,09220834,3791,051,505
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    * Numbers do not necessarily sum to totals because of rounding.