Alabama Diabetes Profile
Diagnosed diabetes is prevalent across all 50 states and Washington, DC. People with diabetes are at high risk of heart disease, stroke, and other serious complications, such as kidney failure, blindness, and amputation of a toe, foot, or leg. CDC’s Division of Diabetes Translation (DDT) focuses on preventing type 2 diabetes, reducing diabetes complications and disability, and reducing diabetes-related disparities, which are differences in health across geographic, racial, ethnic, and socioeconomic groups.
Fiscal Year 2022 Funding
Total Diabetes Cases (Prevalence)
New Diabetes Cases (Incidence)
- American Pharmacists Association Foundation
- Association of Diabetes Care & Education Specialists
- Black Women's Health Imperative
- The Balm in Gilead Inc.
- The Alabama Department of Public Health developed marketing materials to promote enrollment and retention in the National DPP lifestyle change program.
- The Alabama Department of Public Health collaborated with the McHorter School of Pharmacy to train pharmacists and dietitians to provide DSMES and provided billing technical assistance to ensure sustainability. From June 2020 – June 2021, eight newly recognized or accredited DSMES sites were established.