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The High Impact of Diabetes

The High Impact of Diabetes

The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) estimates that diabetes cost the United States $327 billion in 2017. Of that amount, $237 billion went for direct medical costs, and lost productivity accounted for  $90 billion . But those huge numbers don’t show the human suffering caused by this disease. Type 2 diabetes, which accounts…

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