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    What is the cost of osteoarthritis related to obesity and overweight in the U.S.?


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    Monday, July 19, 2004 3:36 pm Email this article
    $21.2 billion according to the National Institute of Diabetes and Digestive and Kidney Diseases.

    $5.3 billion in direct costs and $15.9 billion in indirect costs.

    REFERENCE

    National Institute of Diabetes and Digestive and Kidney Diseases. Diabetes Prevention Program Meeting Summary. August 2001. Diabetes Mellitus Interagency Coordinating Committee.

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