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Table 2 Direct outpatient costs due to diabetes, Brazil/2014

From: Economic burden of diabetes in Brazil in 2014

Cost components Costs per person/year (Int$)a Total costs (Int$) % of direct costs
Medicines 480.8 4,448,916,269 45.39
Insulin syringes 51.5 194,414,077 1.98
Health professional visits 76.2 705,386,372 7.19
Lab tests 49.2 455,750,648 4.65
Home glucose monitoring (lancets and test strips) 93.7 297,332,316 3.03
Total medical costs 751.4 6,101,799,682 62.26
Diet 349.7 3,236,104,918 33.03
Transportation 100.7 462,346,326 4.71
Total non-medical costs 450.4 3,698,451,244 37.74
Total direct costs (medical and non-medical) 1201.9 9,800,250,926  
  1. a1 Int$ = 1.74 Brazilian reais