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Table 2 Total cost of diabetes in Norway 2005

From: Diabetes: cost of illness in Norway

  Cost factor Cost (million €)
Direct costs In hospital care 20.9
  Outpatient care 7.9
  GP and emergency visits 14.4
  Private practicing specialist services 2.6
  Insulin and analogues (A10A*) 35.1
  Oral glucose lowering drugs (A10B*) 14.5
  Cholesterol lowering drugs 30.7
  Antihypertensive drugs 14.2
  Medical devices 40.1
  Nutritionist guidance 0.8
  Foot therapist 19.4
  Physiotherapy 16.5
  Acupuncture 5.3
  Subtotal (76%) 222.4
Indirect costs Sickness compensation 16.6
  Permanent disability pension and time limited disability pension 48.2
  Basic and/or supplemental benefits 5.3
  Subtotal (24%) 70.1
  Total 292.5
  1. * ATC code