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Table 2 Comparison of specific costs for first diabetes complication episodes in Australia

From: Diabetes foot disease: the Cinderella of Australian diabetes management?

   Initial year of complication event Each subsequent year of complication event
Total $A 2003[37]* Total $A 1999[35]** Hospital $A 1999[35]** Non-hospital $A 1999[35]** Total $A 1999[35]** Hospital $A 1999[35]** Non-hospital $A 1999[35]**
CVD MI $15,611 $11,660 $10,836 $824 $2,701 $2,036 $665
  CVA $17,073 $14,012 $13,032 $980 $3,691 $2,924 $767
Kidney ESRF $34,991 $28,661 $27,820 $841 $30,612 $29,952 $660
Eyes Blind $26,548 $8,880 $8,126 $754 $3,039 $2,425 $615
Foot Amputations $23,555 $23,793 $22,991 $802 $6,065 $5,313 $751
  Foot ulcer $14,691 $18,246 $17,357 $889 $4,761 $4,077 $684
  1. * Data converted from Euro to $A at 2012 rates (1 Euro = $1.27).
  2. ** Note cost is the higher estimate from either a 60yo male or a 70yo male.