The top 11 medical expenses

WebMD Nov 2021

Heart Conditions: $555 BillionOverview Cardiovascular and vitamin D
Diabetes: $245 BillionOverview Diabetes and vitamin D
Cancer: $225 BillionOverview Cancer and vitamin D and 17+ subcategories
Obesity: $190 BillionOverview Obesity and Vitamin D
COPD and Asthma: Between $100-290 BillionOverview COPD and Vitamin D
Overview Asthma and Vitamin D
Traffic Injuries: $99 Billion
Mental Disorders: $89 BillionOverview Alzheimer's-Cognition and Vitamin D
Low Back and Neck Problems: $87 BillionBack Pain
Joint Disorders: $80 BillionOverview Osteoporosis and vitamin D
High Blood Pressure: $46 BillionOverview Hypertension and Vitamin D
Normal Childbirth: $30 Billion

Note: these are probably just medical costs, and so would not include

  • loss of salary,
  • time off from work,
  • reduced job productivity
  • long-term assiatance/care

Which are included in Global Burden of Disease - on-going analysis

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