Washington 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
- National Alliance for Hispanic Health
- From June 2020 to June 2021, 133 newly recognized or accredited DSMES sites were established in Washington.
- The Washington Department of Health disseminated the National DPP lifestyle change program toolkits and engaged partners to support enrollment in the program.