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Prognosis of Diabetes

Prognosis of Diabetes: Good in the short-term, possibility of severe complications later in life. ...see also Overview of Diabetes

Life Expectancy and Survival Rates

Average life years lost from Diabetes: 13.8 years (SEER)1; 15.4 in North Carolina2; 2.1 average YPLL/person for diabetes (underlying cause of death) in Michigan3. ...see also deaths and Diabetes

Deaths and Mortality Rates

Deaths from Diabetes: 71,372 deaths in USA 2001 (CDC); 68,399 annual deaths or 2.9% of deaths (CDC/1999)

Cause of death rank: 6th leading cause of death in 1999 and 2000 (CDC).

Estimated mortality rate for Diabetes from prevalence and deaths statistics:

  • Deaths: 71,372 (USA annual deaths calculated from this data: 71,372 deaths in USA 2001 (CDC); 68,399 annual deaths or 2.9% of deaths (CDC/1999))
  • Incidence: 16,000,000 (USA prevalence calculated from this data: 16 million Americans with 10.3 million diagnosed and 8.1 million women (NWHIC); 65 per 1000 - NHIS95; 8 million - perhaps 16 million if include not-yet-diagnosed.
  • 0.45% (ratio of deaths to prevalence).
  • See also Deaths and Diabetes and Overview of Diabetes.

Estimated mortality rate for Diabetes from incidence and deaths statistics:

  • Deaths: 71,372 (USA annual deaths calculated from this data: 71,372 deaths in USA 2001 (CDC); 68,399 annual deaths or 2.9% of deaths (CDC/1999))
  • Incidence: 797,999 (USA annual incidence calculated from this data: approximately 798,000 new cases diagnosed annually in USA (CDC-OC)
  • 8.9% (ratio of deaths to incidence).
  • See also Deaths and Diabetes and Overview of Diabetes.

Complications:

Complications of Diabetes may include:

See also complications of Diabetes.

Death Statistics for Diabetes

The following are statistics from various sources about deaths related to Diabetes:

  • 31,602 male deaths in the USA 2000 (American Heart Association, 2002)
  • Diabetes was the underlying cause of 69,301 deaths in the US 2000 (National Diabetes Statistics fact sheet, NIDDK, 2003)
  • Diabetes contributed to 213,062 deaths in the US 2000 (National Diabetes Statistics fact sheet, NIDDK, 2003)
  • Risk of death for diabetics is twice that of those without diabetes in the US (National Diabetes Statistics fact sheet, NIDDK, 2003)
  • 71,372 people died from diabetes each year in the US 2001 (Deaths: Final Data for 2001, NCHS, CDC)
  • 25.1 people per 100,000 population died from diabetes each year in the US 2001 (Deaths: Final Data for 2001, NCHS, CDC)
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About prognosis:

The 'prognosis' of Diabetes usually refers to the likely outcome of Diabetes. The prognosis of Diabetes may include the duration of Diabetes, chances of complications of Diabetes, probable outcomes, prospects for recovery, recovery period for Diabetes, survival rates, death rates, and other outcome possibilities in the overall prognosis of Diabetes. Naturally, such forecast issues are by their nature unpredictable.



Footnotes:
1. SEER Cancer Statistics Review 1975-2000, National Cancer Institute (NCI)
2. Years of Potential Life Lost in North Carolina, NCMJ March/April 2002, Volume 63, Number 2
3. Division for Vital Records and Health Statistics, MDCH, Michigan, USA
 

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