South 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 South Dakota Department of Health provided a monthly collaborative call for private and public insurers to share best practices for offering the National DPP lifestyle change program as a covered benefit.
- With support from the South Dakota Department of Health, the Woodrow Wilson Keeble Memorial Health Care Center, an Indian Health Service facility in Sisseton, achieved accreditation from the Association of Diabetes Care & Education Specialists to provide DSMES.