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Table 3 Complications and expenditures for adults with type 2 diabetes receiving diabetes medications

From: Type 2 diabetes detection and management among insured adults

National metrics Total insured Commercial Medicare Medicaid
Controlled diabetes 7,440,000 3,480,000 3,270,000 690,000
 Controlled (%) 57% 59% 56% 58%
 Presence of diabetes sequelae
  Neurological complications 24% 12% 36% 17%
  Peripheral vascular disease 19% 8% 32% 12%
  Cardiovascular disease 80% 71% 93% 61%
  Renal complications 28% 17% 40% 20%
  Endocrine/metabolic complications 72% 70% 81% 38%
  Ophthalmic complications 35% 21% 51% 22%
  Other complications 17% 14% 20% 19%
  Foot problems 7% 3% 10% 7%
 Total expenditures $17,500 $13,160 $21,280 $19,000
  Medical expenditures $12,980 $9,630 $15,900 $14,110
  Rx expenditures $4,520 $3,530 $5,380 $4,890
Uncontrolled diabetes 5,550,000 2,450,000 2,590,000 510,000
 Uncontrolled (%) 43% 41% 44% 42%
 Presence of diabetes sequelae
  Neurological complications 38% 23% 52% 31%
  Peripheral vascular disease 30% 13% 46% 20%
  Cardiovascular disease 88% 80% 96% 76%
  Renal complications 42% 27% 56% 33%
  Endocrine/metabolic complications 82% 82% 88% 51%
  Ophthalmic complications 43% 28% 58% 33%
  Other complications 30% 24% 34% 35%
  Foot problems 12% 7% 17% 12%
 Total expenditures $22,410 $19,730 $24,440 $23,490
  Medical expenditures $17,140 $14,880 $18,900 $17,830
  Rx expenditures $5,270 $4,850 $5,540 $5,660
Uncontrolled impact (percentage point or $ change)
 Presence of diabetes sequelae
  Neurological complications 14% 11% 16% 14%
  Peripheral vascular disease 11% 5% 14% 8%
  Cardiovascular disease 8% 9% 4% 15%
  Renal complications 14% 10% 16% 13%
  Endocrine/metabolic complications 10% 12% 7% 13%
  Ophthalmic complications 8% 7% 7% 11%
  Other complications 13% 10% 14% 16%
  Foot problems 5% 3% 7% 6%
 Total expenditures $4,910 $6,570 $3,160 $4,490
  Medical expenditures $4,160 $5,250 $3,000 $3,720
  Rx expenditures $750 $1,320 $160 $770
Controlled (age-sex-adjusted to uncontrolled population)
 Total expenditures $17,550 $13,050 $21,010 $19,130
  Medical expenditures $12,990 $9,560 $15,630 $14,170
  Rx expenditures $4,560 $3,490 $5,380 $4,960
Uncontrolled impact (age-sex-adjusted)
 Total expenditures $4,860 $6,680 $3,430 $4,360
  Medical expenditures $4,150 $5,320 $3,270 $3,660
  Rx expenditures $710 $1,360 $160 $700