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Taming the Diabetes Crisis

 Susan R. Cooper MSN, RN
  21st-Sep-2009
Description: Diabetes and Obesity Prevalence, 1995 2008, are examined. Obesity is a major risk factor for Type II Diabetes, giving two different ways to think about health care costs. Additional health care costs due to overweight and obesity $19 for every overweight pound $1,038 for every overweight individual. Estimated at $116billion nationally, including $27billion for care to directly treat diabetes, $58billion to treat diabetes-related chronic complications, and $31billion in excess medical costs.
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Domain: Medical
Category: Therapy
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Tennessee

Taming the Diabetes Crisis: The Tennessee Journey to Better Health

Susan R. Cooper MSN, RN Commissioner Tennessee Department of Health NCSL July 23,2009

Adult Diabetes

Diabetes Prevalence, T ennessee and U.S. 1995 - 2008
12.0 Percent of Adults 10.0 8.0 6.0 4.0
19 99 20 02 20 04 20 06 19 95 19 97 19 96 20 01 20 03 19 98 20 00 20 05 20 08 20 07

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US Diabe te s Rate TN Diabe te s ... See more

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