West Virginia 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)
- Trinity Health
- The West Virginia Department of Health and Human Resources built supplemental risk identification reporting into the electronic health records for three health systems. From June 2020 to June 2021, 1,755 patients were identified as at-risk for prediabetes.
- The West Virginia Department of Health and Human Resources conducted an analysis of the state of reimbursement of DSMES by Managed Care Organizations and commercial insurers.