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Reverse Type 2 Diabetes: Impact of Diabetes


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DeWayne McCulley, ex-diabetic engineer, author of "Death to Diabetes"

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Reverse Type 2 Diabetes: Impact of Diabetes

  1. 1. Death to Diabetes Bringing back the hope . . . 1-800-813-1927 DeWayne McCulley Ex-diabetic Diabetes Educator Author
  2. 2. Impact of Diabetes <ul><li>Population </li></ul><ul><li>Cost: The Economics </li></ul><ul><li>Other Diseases </li></ul><ul><li>To You </li></ul><ul><li>(Financial, Emotional, Physical) </li></ul><ul><li>Cellular Level </li></ul>
  3. 3. Health & Disease Trends <ul><li>Dangerous Health & Disease Trends </li></ul>Obesity High Blood Pressure Type 2 Diabetes Life Expectancy
  4. 4. Diabetes Impact to World Population <ul><li>Diabetes is at epidemic levels worldwide: </li></ul><ul><ul><li>210 million diabetics worldwide </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Top 5 countries with diabetes: India (40.9 M), China (39.8 M), United States (20.8 M), Russia (9.6 M), Germany (7.4 M). </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Each year an additional 7 million people develop diabetes. </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Every 10 seconds two people develop diabetes. </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Each year 3.8 million deaths are attributable to diabetes. </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Every 10 seconds a person dies from diabetes-related causes. </li></ul></ul><ul><li>90% diabetics will experience major complications: </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Diabetes is the largest cause of kidney failure. </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Diabetic retinopathy is the leading cause of blindness and affects more than 2.5 million people. </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Cardiovascular disease is the major cause of death in diabetes. </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Type 2 diabetics are twice as likely to have a heart attack/stroke. </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Good News!: More than 80% of Type 2 diabetes is preventable by adopting a healthy diet and increasing physical activity. </li></ul>
  5. 5. Growing World Diabetic Population <ul><li>Diabetes is at epidemic levels and growing! </li></ul><ul><li>Top 3 countries with diabetes in 2030: </li></ul><ul><ul><li>India: 38.1M -- > 79.4M </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>China: 26.1 M -- > 42.3M </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>United States: 20.8M -- > 30.3M </li></ul></ul>210M 2007 170M 2003 30M 1985 World Population 380M 2030 300M 2020
  6. 6. Growing U.S. Diabetic Population <ul><li>Diabetes is at epidemic levels and growing in U.S.! </li></ul><ul><ul><li>21 million diabetics in U.S.,170 million worldwide </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>180 million overweight/obese Americans </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Diabetic population will double by 2030! </li></ul></ul><ul><li>People are living longer, but not living healthier : </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Reliance on drugs, surgery, hospitals, more drugs </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Complications: High blood pressure, Kidney failure/dialysis, Amputation, Blindness, Heart attack/stroke </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Millions of non -diabetic people struggle with similar health issues </li></ul></ul>21M 2007 17M 2003 15M 1999 U.S. Population 44M 2030 32M 2020
  7. 7. U.S. Population Impact <ul><li>10 Red States: 70% diabetics A1C > 6.5% (incl. NY, PA, OH ) </li></ul><ul><li>30 Blue States: 65% diabetics A1C > 6.5% </li></ul><ul><li>10 Gray States: Less than 35% diabetics A1C > 6.5% </li></ul>National Avg: 67% <ul><li>Top States with Diabetes: </li></ul><ul><li>New York </li></ul><ul><li>Pennsylvania </li></ul><ul><li>Ohio </li></ul>
  8. 8. Diabetes Impact on Corporations <ul><li>Diabetes Impact on Corporations: </li></ul><ul><li>Increase in sick days, absenteeism </li></ul><ul><li>Lost workdays: 7-10 days a year </li></ul><ul><li>Loss in physical skills (e.g. to run heavy machinery) </li></ul><ul><li>Increase in accidents, safety issues </li></ul><ul><li>Increase in stress level </li></ul><ul><li>Decrease in work productivity </li></ul><ul><li>Increase in employee dissatisfaction, lack of loyalty </li></ul><ul><li>Increase in employee turnover </li></ul><ul><li>Increase in re-training costs </li></ul><ul><li>Loss of revenue/profits </li></ul><ul><li>Financial Impact 1 to Corporations: </li></ul><ul><li>1992 to 2000: $7.3 billion per year </li></ul><ul><li>$4.4 billion in lost income due to early retirement </li></ul><ul><li>$0.5 billion due to increased sick days </li></ul><ul><li>$31.7 billion due to disability </li></ul><ul><li>$22.0 billion in lost income due to premature mortality </li></ul><ul><li>Total: $58.6 billion dollars in lost productivity, or $7.3 billion per year </li></ul><ul><li>1 References: Health Serv Res. 2004 December; 39(6 Pt 1): 1653–1670 Sandeep Vijan, M.D., Dr. Vijan, Rodney A. Hayward, M.D., </li></ul><ul><li>and Kenneth M. Langa, M.D., Ph.D; Health and Retirement Study. “Tracker File Version 3.0” 2002; American Diabetes Association. </li></ul><ul><li>“ Economic Consequences of Diabetes in the U.S. in 1997: American Diabetes Association.” Diabetes Care. 1998;21(2):296–309 </li></ul>
  9. 9. Diabetes Impact on Cultures <ul><li>Diabetes is prevalent in all cultures and ethnic groups </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Ethnic cultures/older people impacted the most: Twofold </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>New cases: 1.5 million/year </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Diabetic complications are accelerating each year. </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Complications and death rates: 27 percent higher for ethnic groups </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Major Complications: Kidney failure/dialysis, Amputation, Blindness, Heart attack/stroke </li></ul></ul>Caucasian- American Hispanic- American Native- American Gender Age > 60 5% 10% 15% 8.4% 17.4% 15.2% 22.6% 6.3% Age < 60 Male Female 20% 20.9% 9.8% 10.5% 8.8% African- American Asian- American
  10. 10. Diabetes Costs to You <ul><li>Annual Healthcare Costs for a Family: </li></ul><ul><li>Non-diabetic: $2,560 </li></ul><ul><li>Diabetic: $13,243 </li></ul><ul><li>Diabetic with wellness: $3,220 </li></ul><ul><li>Medical Expenses: </li></ul><ul><li>Blood glucose test equipment </li></ul><ul><li>Drugs/medications </li></ul><ul><li>Lost wages from missing work </li></ul><ul><li>Medical insurance premiums </li></ul><ul><li>Kidney dialysis </li></ul><ul><li>Surgeries: Amputation, Heart, Eyes (for retinopathy, cataracts) </li></ul><ul><li>Hospital stays, Doctor appointments </li></ul><ul><li>Home visits, Outpatient care, Post-Op Care (after surgeries) </li></ul><ul><li>Nursing home care </li></ul><ul><li>Medical Debt: #1 cause of bankruptcy, homelessness! </li></ul><ul><li>Question: So, is it worth it to spend out-of-pocket money for wellness? </li></ul><ul><li>(e.g. diabetes workshop, health coaching) </li></ul>
  11. 11. Potential Diabetes Cost Savings <ul><li>Diabetics waste a minimum of $25 a month in one or more of the </li></ul><ul><li>following areas: </li></ul><ul><li>  $50-$65 a month on groceries </li></ul><ul><li>$30-$35 a month on synthetic vitamins and supplements </li></ul><ul><li>$10-$15 a month on OTC drugs </li></ul><ul><li>$60-$75 a month on prescription drugs </li></ul><ul><li>$30-$50 a month eating out at fast foods and other restaurants </li></ul><ul><li>$50-$75 a month due to lost wages from being ill or going to the doctor </li></ul><ul><li>Excludes expenses for major surgeries, post-op care </li></ul><ul><li>    </li></ul><ul><li>Expenses Outlook: </li></ul><ul><li>Healthcare coverage goes down </li></ul><ul><li>Healthcare premiums go up </li></ul><ul><li>Out-of-pocket expenses go up </li></ul><ul><li>Net Result: $800/mo - $2000/mo additional expenses </li></ul><ul><li>Cost Savings: </li></ul><ul><li>Is it worth it to spend money for a workshop? </li></ul><ul><li>Your savings during the first month will easily pay for the Workshop </li></ul><ul><li>and book! </li></ul>
  12. 12. Diabetes Impact: Complications <ul><li>90% diabetics will experience two or more complications: </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Nephropathy - - > Kidney failure/dialysis </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Retinopathy - - > Blindness, cataracts </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Neuropathy - - > Amputation </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Cardiovascular Disease - - > Heart attack, Stroke, ED </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Other health issues: High blood pressure, high cholesterol, fatigue, depression, a ccelerated biological aging </li></ul></ul>