Share of Cost, The Number Of U.S. Adults Treated For Diabetes More Than Doubled Between 1996 And 2007

Monday, May. 30th 2011 6:55 AM

Approximately 19 million U.S. adults reported receiving treatment for diabetes in 2007, more than double the 9 million who said they received care in 1996, according to the latest News and Numbers from the Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality. AHRQ also found that between 1996 and 2007: — The number of people age 65 and older treated for diabetes increased from 4.3 million to 8 million; for people age 45 to 64, the increase was 3.6 million to 8.9 million; and for 18 to 44 year-olds, the increase went from 1.2 million to 2.4 million.

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