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National Diabetes Statistics Report

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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.

Diabetes Fast Facts

  • 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)

Prediabetes Fast Facts

  • 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.

  • Page last reviewed: February 24, 2018
  • Page last updated: February 24, 2018, 12:00 AM
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    • National Center for Chronic Disease Prevention and Health Promotion, Division of Diabetes Translation