Worldwide #diabetes burden tops $1.3 trillion

The global economic burden of diabetes was estimated to be $1.31 trillion in 2015, with nearly 35% the result of indirect costs, such as labor force dropout due to morbidity and mortality, according to an analysis of WHO data.

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David G. Armstrong

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