North Carolina 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)
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- The North Carolina Division of Public Health worked with the Diabetes Training and Technical Assistance Center at Emory University to conduct an online Lifestyle Coach bootcamp with interactive sessions and trainings on advanced facilitation skills and virtual delivery of the National DPP lifestyle change program. From June 2020 to June 2021, 49 Lifestyle Coaches in North Carolina completed advanced training.
- The North Carolina Division of Public Health collaborated with the North Carolina Area Health and Education Center to recruit and support nine practices to improve clinical processes to increase referral to DSMES. The recruitment prioritized practices that serve a high volume of African American and low socioeconomic status populations.