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Table 3 Typical event year costs (2000 CAN$) by management phase for complications where hospitalization is, or may be, required.

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

Complication Hospital Other Care* Total Event Year
All Patients Treated as Inpatients Initially
AMI¶ $9,862 $8,773 $18,635
Stroke¶ $8,822 $24,434 $33,256
TIA $2,830 $432 $3,262
LEA 1 $15,996 $8,587 $24,583
LEA 2 $17,277 $8,800 $26,077
Patients Treated as Either Inpatient or Outpatient Initially
Angina¶: $991 $2,192 $3,183
   Inpatient $3,613 $6,048 $9,661
   Outpatient $240 $1,032 $1,272
DFU: $1,957 $226 $2,183
   Inpatient $6,475 $1,327 $7,802
   Outpatient   $1,042 $1,042
Hypoglycemia $110 $1 $111
   Inpatient $4,142 $42 $4,184
   Outpatient   $71 $71
  1. (AMI = acute myocardial infarction, DFU = diabetic foot ulcer, LEA1 = first lower extremity amputation, LEA2 = second lower extremity amputation, TIA = transient ischemic attack) * Other Care includes all outpatient services for all patients. For those treated initially as inpatients, other care also includes sub-acute inpatient, home health and day care services where applicable. ¶Includes pre-admission CPR/ambulance and hospital care.