What is Diabetes Costing You?
Diabetes By The NumbersDid you know that the medical costs for those with diabetes and undiagnosed diabetes in the United States total to almost $250 billion dollars? Between doctor’s visits, filling prescriptions, getting lab work done and purchasing necessary supplies, the average diabetic spends approximately $8,000 dollars a year in order to stay healthy.
What would you do with an extra $8,000 in your wallet each year? Taking steps to prevent diabetes can be the difference between doing things you love and being forced to spend on expensive medical treatment. This could mean traveling, taking that cooking class you’ve always wanted to, treating yourself to a new wardrobe…the possibilities are endless. But one thing is for sure, diabetes is a life-altering expense no one wants to budget for. https://www.healthline.com/health/cost-of-diabetes#2