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Table 2 Typical event (first year) and state costs (subsequent annual cost) for complications (2000 $Canadian)

From: Cost of managing complications resulting from type 2 diabetes mellitus in Canada

Complication Event Cost State Cost
Cardiovascular Disease   
Acute myocardial infarction 18,635 1,193
Angina 3,183 1,485
Cerebrovascular Disease   
Stroke 33,256 8,769
Transient Ischemic Attack 3,262 73
Nephropathy   
Microalbuminuria 62 10
Gross proteinuria 54 18
End Stage Renal Disease - 63,045
Retinopathy - -
Macular edema (ME) with photocoagulation 423 40
Proliferative retinopathy with photocoagulation 379 40
ME and proliferative retinopathy with photocoagulation 495 40
Blindness - 2,111
Neuropathy   
Symptomatic neuropathy 148 -
Lower extremity amputation (LEA) 1 24,583 1,020
LEA 2 26,077 -
Episodic   
Foot ulcer 2,183 -
Hypoglycemia 111 -
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