Oklahoma 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 Diabetes Association
- Association of Diabetes Care & Education Specialists
- The Oklahoma State Department of Health trained 12 Lifestyle Coaches to implement recruitment strategies in high-need counties.
- The Oklahoma State Department of Health worked with the Department of Mental Health & Substance Abuse Services to incorporate American Medical Association standards into a DSMES curriculum to train wellness coaches to offer services to Behavioral Health Home clients.