Annual Hospital Care Cost of Diabetes in U.S. Is $83 Billion (USD)

“Let’s hope this thiazolidinedione doesn’t give you bladder cancer.”

At least according to the Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality.


PS: The article above says diabetes is the fifth leading cause of death in the U.S.  Not so, according to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, which lists diabetes in seventh place.  I suspect it’s not even as high as that.  I fill out my share of death certificates, and I rarely list diabetes as the primary cause of death.

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