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What’s New in Diabetes

The latest from the Division of Diabetes Translation, including new resources, programs, campaigns, and website updates.

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Puppies, Prediabetes, and Prevention

A new lighthearted public service announcement (PSA) campaign, developed in partnership with the American Medical Association, American Diabetes Association, Ad Council and CDC, offers viewers a “perfect way to spend a minute”: take a prediabetes risk test while watching adorable animal videos. The PSAs feature loveable creatures and encourage people to visit to discover how they can lower their risk of developing type 2 diabetes. Watch the campaign videos here.


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National Diabetes Statistics Report, 2017

This report provides up-to-date scientific data and statistics on diabetes [PDF – 3 MB] and its burden in the United States. Learn more.

Fast Facts:

  • 30.3 million people have diabetes (9.4% of the US population)
  • Diagnosed: 23.1 million people
  • Undiagnosed: 7.2 million (23.8% of people with diabetes are undiagnosed)


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National Chronic Kidney Disease Fact Sheet, 2017

This factsheet is intended to provide national estimates and general information regarding Chronic Kidney Disease (CKD) in the United States [PDF – 1 MB].

Fast Facts:

  • 30 million people or 15% of US adults are estimated to have CKD*
  • 48% of those with severely reduced kidney function but not on dialysis are not aware of having CKD
  • Most (96%) people with kidney damage or mildly reduced kidney function are not aware of having CKD
CDC Diabetes Microsite Embedded on a Website

CDC Diabetes Content, Your Website

Check out the new diabetes microsite—a collection of science-based, reader-friendly diabetes articles you can add to your own website. Save time, money, and effort while still keeping your audiences informed with CDC content that’s already created and automatically updated. With just a few lines of code that we provide, our feature stories, infographics, and links to more information are available right from your own web pages. Learn more.

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Scaling the National Diabetes Prevention Program in Underserved Areas (RFA-DP17-1705)

On April 11, 2017, CDC released a new five year Funding Opportunity Announcement seeking proposals from national and regional organizations to help scale the National DPP in Underserved Areas to ensure that all adults with prediabetes or at high risk for type 2 diabetes have the opportunity to enroll in a CDC-recognized evidence-based lifestyle change program. Applications are due June 12, 2017. Learn more…

Diabetes Prevention Impact Toolkit

The Diabetes Prevention Impact Toolkit

To help employers, insurers, and state health departments weigh the costs and benefits of offering National DPP lifestyle change programs, CDC has developed the Diabetes Prevention Impact Toolkit.

This online tool provides estimates of a) the total cost of delivering a National DPP lifestyle change program to an employer’s, insurer’s, or state’s population; b) total health benefit resulting from the program; c) life years gained and quality-adjusted life years saved; d) cost-effectiveness of the lifestyle change program; and e) return on investment, if applicable.

Users can get results based on default values for their target population or enter customized values that reflect their own population and program experience. Users can also customize the toolkit’s results to show the most relevant data for their needs. Learn more…


Your Health with Joan Lunden and CDC

Your Health with Joan Lunden and CDC

This must-see broadcast mini-series focuses on critical diabetes-related topics such as prediabetes, diabetes complications, type 2 diabetes in youth, diabetes prevention—including the National Diabetes Prevention Program—and much more. Watch all of the information-packed segments and access additional resources about preventing or delaying type 2 diabetes and living well if you have diabetes.


Diabetes State Burden Toolkit. Learn about diabetes in your state.

Diabetes State Burden ToolKit

The new State Diabetes Burden Toolkit is a one-stop-shop resource for state-level estimates of diabetes burden, economic costs, and mortality overall, by age and sex. The Toolkit provides additional data, such as associated conditions related to diabetes, healthy life years lost, medical costs and other costs due to absenteeism or lost household productivity. Learn about diabetes in your state.


Diabetes Features & Spotlights

This collection of articles explores the many aspects of managing diabetes and preventing type 2 diabetes, with a focus on helping people take positive action to live their healthiest lives.

CDC Content Syndication

Content syndication is a free and easy way to add science-based CDC health content directly to your website or app. You don’t have to spend months researching, writing, and editing your own content; just copy a little code from our site to yours. When CDC content is updated, it’s updated automatically on your site, too. Find out more at CDC Content Syndication and check out the new DDT Features microsite, available for your site now. Got questions? The team at can help.

Diabetes Press Releases & Social Media

For the latest news releases, digital media kits, and social media, see Press & Social Media.

  • Page last reviewed: July 17, 2017
  • Page last updated: July 17, 2017
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    • National Center for Chronic Disease Prevention and Health Promotion, Division of Diabetes Translation