Table 3—

Annual costs of DPN and its complications in the U.S.

Health stateType 1 diabetes
Type 2 diabetes
All diabetes
PatientsAnnual cost ($ millions)PatientsAnnual cost ($ millions)PatientsAnnual cost ($ millions)
Diabetes (type)*832,50010,267,50011,100,000
DPN*494,505$215,027,995$2165,522,500$237
Foot ulcer
Not infected*44,917$418612,290$5,698657,207$6,116
With cellulitis*4,632$11463,144$1,55267,776$1,666
With osteomyelitis*1,858$8525,323$1,15427,181$1,239
Amputation
 Toe1,266$2915,617$35516,883$383
 Foot390$174,805$2055,195$222
 Leg1,526$7818,820$96520,346$1,043
 Total annual cost$761$10,145$10,907
  • *

    * Number of patients at a given point in time;

  • number of new cases per year.