North Dakota 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)
- The North Dakota Department of Health delivered a training to pharmacy school students on techniques for better patient care for people living with diabetes or prediabetes. After the medication therapy training, 25 pharmacy students rotated through five community pharmacy sites to help screen over 350 patients for prediabetes.
- The North Dakota Department of Health collaborated with the North Dakota Public Employees Retirement System to work towards including the National DPP lifestyle change program as a wellness benefit for Medicare beneficiaries and retirees.