Skip to Main Content
Table 4—

Results of the sensitivity analysis

Type 1 diabetes
Type 2 diabetes
All diabetes
PatientsTotal annual cost ($ million)PatientsTotal annual cost ($ million)PatientsTotal annual cost ($ million)
Baseline estimate* 494,505 $761 5,027,995 $10,145 5,522,500 $10,907 
Prevalence of DPN       
 Low estimate 247,253 $751 2,513,997 $10,037 2,761,250 $10,788 
 High estimate* 741,758 $772 7,541,992 $10,253 8,283,750 $11,025 
Prevalence of foot ulceration       
 Low estimate 25,703 $453 317,009 $6,343 342,713 $6,796 
Proportions of foot ulcers accompanied by cellulitis or osteomyelitis       
 Low estimate* 514 (c) $650 7,008 (c) $8,624 7,522 (c) $9,273 
 514 (o)  7,008 (o)  7,522 (o)  
 High estimate* 5,141 (c) $888 70,076 (c) $11,876 75,216 (c)  
 5,141 (o)  70,076 (o) $11,875 75,216 (o) $12,763 
Incidence of lower-limb amputation       
 Low estimate 1,623 $700 20,022 $9,383 21,645 $10,083 
 High estimate 4,870 $823 60,065 $10,908 64,935 $11,731 
Scenario analysis       
 Best scenario — $325 — $4,312 — $4,637 
 Worst scenario — $961 — $12,745 — $13,706 
Type 1 diabetes
Type 2 diabetes
All diabetes
PatientsTotal annual cost ($ million)PatientsTotal annual cost ($ million)PatientsTotal annual cost ($ million)
Baseline estimate* 494,505 $761 5,027,995 $10,145 5,522,500 $10,907 
Prevalence of DPN       
 Low estimate 247,253 $751 2,513,997 $10,037 2,761,250 $10,788 
 High estimate* 741,758 $772 7,541,992 $10,253 8,283,750 $11,025 
Prevalence of foot ulceration       
 Low estimate 25,703 $453 317,009 $6,343 342,713 $6,796 
Proportions of foot ulcers accompanied by cellulitis or osteomyelitis       
 Low estimate* 514 (c) $650 7,008 (c) $8,624 7,522 (c) $9,273 
 514 (o)  7,008 (o)  7,522 (o)  
 High estimate* 5,141 (c) $888 70,076 (c) $11,876 75,216 (c)  
 5,141 (o)  70,076 (o) $11,875 75,216 (o) $12,763 
Incidence of lower-limb amputation       
 Low estimate 1,623 $700 20,022 $9,383 21,645 $10,083 
 High estimate 4,870 $823 60,065 $10,908 64,935 $11,731 
Scenario analysis       
 Best scenario — $325 — $4,312 — $4,637 
 Worst scenario — $961 — $12,745 — $13,706 

Total annual cost of DPN and all complications.

*

Number of patients at a given point in time;

number of new cases per year. c, cellulitis; o, osteomyelitis.

Close Modal

or Create an Account

Close Modal
Close Modal