National Diabetes Statistics Report
The National Diabetes Statistics Report is a periodic publication of the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) that provides updated statistics about diabetes in the United States for a scientific audience. It includes information on prevalence and incidence of diabetes, prediabetes, risk factors for complications, acute and long-term complications, deaths, and costs. These data can help focus efforts to prevent and control diabetes across the United States.
- Total: 30.3 million people have diabetes (9.4% of the US population)
- Diagnosed: 23.1 million people
- Undiagnosed: 7.2 million people (23.8% of people with diabetes are undiagnosed)
- Total: 84.1 million adults aged 18 years or older have prediabetes (33.9% of the adult US population)
- 65 years or older: 23.1 million adults aged 65 years or older have prediabetes
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Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. National Diabetes Statistics Report, 2017. Atlanta, GA: Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, US Department of Health and Human Services; 2017.