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Table 4 Summary metrics for diabetes diagnosis, treatment, and control

From: Type 2 diabetes detection and management among insured adults

Key metrics Total insured Commercial Medicare Medicaid
Total with diabetes 25,260,000 11,400,000 11,430,000 2,430,000
Total undiagnosed 6,920,000 3,110,000 3,150,000 660,000
  Percent of type 2 diabetes patients undiagnoseda 27% 27% 28% 27%
Diagnosed 18,340,000 8,290,000 8,280,000 1,770,000
  Diagnosed type 1 1,450,000 1,070,000 200,000 180,000
  Diagnosed type 2 16,890,000 7,220,000 8,080,000 1,590,000
     % not receiving diabetes medication 23% 18% 27% 25%
     Not receiving diabetes medication 3,900,000 1,290,000 2,220,000 390,000
     Receiving diabetes medication 12,990,000 5,930,000 5,860,000 1,200,000
       Poorly controlled diabetes 5,550,000 2,450,000 2,590,000 510,000
       Controlled diabetes 7,440,000 3,480,000 3,270,000 690,000
       % poorly controlled 43% 41% 44% 42%
       Average increase in medical expenditures for uncontrolled diabetes $4,860 $6,680 $3,430 $4,260
  1. aUndiagnosed cases in each age group are assumed to have the same proportion type 2 as diagnosed cases in each age group