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$820 million wasted in failing to attempt Type 2 diabetes prevention efforts

20:00 EDT 3 Aug 2017 | AAAS

(University of South Florida (USF Health)) Lifestyle intervention is the best approach in preventing Type 2 diabetes. However, most patients don't follow through in having a balanced diet and exercise. Prescribing metformin can save $820 million annually in healthcare costs and reduce the number of Type 2 diabetes patients by 20%.

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