Table 1

U.S. economic annual costs associated with diabetes and prediabetes, by age-group, 2017

Cost by age-groupDiagnosed*UndiagnosedPrediabetesGDMTotal
Total national cost (millions of dollars)327,19831,72643,3911,558403,874
 Medical costs237,26919,84143,3911,558302,059
 Nonmedical costs89,92911,886101,814
Average cost per case ($)
 Total13,2404,2505005,800
 Medical costs (by age-group)9,6002,6605005,800
  <45 years (<26 for GDM)Ϯ5,9808903308,840
  45–64 years (26–35 for GDM)6,8702,0304705,610
  ≥65 years (≥36 for GDM)13,2404,3208205,050
 Nonmedical costs (by age-group)3,6401,590
  18–44 yearsϮ5,5802,060
  45–64 years5,3202,320
  ≥65 years 1,480520
  • *Source: American Diabetes Association (2).

  • ϮNonmedical costs not calculated for the age <18 population.