New Jersey 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)
- Association of Diabetes Care & Education Specialists
- The New Jersey Department of Health collaborated with the New Jersey Academy of Family Physicians to recruit health care practices to use a prediabetes screening smart phone application. The application identifies people with prediabetes and refers them to CDC-recognized organizations that deliver the National DPP lifestyle change program.
- Between June 2020 and June 2021, five new recognized or accredited DSMES sites were established in the state of New Jersey.