What are the Costs of Disease?

So, you think it’s expensive to eat organic foods? Check this out!

What are the costs of disease?
1. Heart attack: $760,000 or $50,000 per year for severe heart attacks and $38,000 for a less severe one
2. Diabetes: $7,900-13,000 per year
3. Cancer: $10,000-38,000 per month for drugs
Not included in these figures are:
• Dr. appointments
• Treatments
• Medications
• Transportation and travel expenses
• Living expenses
• Loss of work
• Caregiving at home or long term
• Absenteeism
• Reduced productivity
• Disability’s
• And early mortality

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