South 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)
- Association of Diabetes Care & Education Specialists
- The Balm in Gilead Inc.
- The South Carolina Department of Health and Environmental Control developed and disseminated the ‘In It Together’ bi-directional referral tools and protocol to programs participating in the value-based payment plan.
- The South Carolina Department of Health and Environmental Control partnered with health care organizations and providers to build an electronic health record system that facilitates and tracks referrals to DSMES and enhanced support tools.