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- Tuesday, August 24, 2021 – Press Release
New Research Uncovers Concerning Increases in Youth Living with Diabetes in the U.S.
Type 1 diabetes surges in White and Black populations, while type 2 diabetes skyrockets in Black and Hispanic youth
- Tuesday, November 17, 2020 – Press Release
CDC Expands U.S. Diabetes Surveillance System with new Social Determinants of Health Module
New tool identifies Diabetes-Related Health Disparities
More press releases and media advisories are available:
- Friday, December 20, 2019 – Press Release
CDC Releases First National Estimates on Diabetes within Hispanic and Asian Populations in the US
Demographic breakdown identifies specific groups at higher risk of diabetes
- Monday, December 2, 2019 – Press Release
1 in 5 Adolescents and 1 in 4 Young Adults Now Living With Prediabetes
Prediabetes: An emerging health threat that can lead to type 2 diabetes
- Tuesday, May 28, 2019 – Press Release
After 20-year increase, New Diabetes Cases Decline
35% drop in new diabetes diagnoses – and no increase in total cases
- Wednesday, November 14, 2018 – Press Release
Newest Prediabetes Awareness Campaign by Nation’s Medical Authorities Spreads the Word: 1 in 3 Americans Has Prediabetes, Learn Your Risk
- Tuesday, July 25, 2017- Press Release
New Prediabetes Awareness Campaign Features Unexpected Animal Videos to Encourage Americans to Learn Their Risk
- Tuesday, July 18, 2017- Press Release
New CDC report: More than 100 million Americans have diabetes or prediabetes
Diabetes growth rate steady, adding to health care burden
- Wednesday, April 12, 2017- Press Release
Rates of New Diagnosed Cases of Type 1 and Type 2 Diabetes On the Rise Among Children, Teens
Fastest rise seen among racial/ethnic minority groups.
- January 21, 2016 – Press Release
First-of-its-Kind PSA Campaign Targets the 86 Million American Adults with Prediabetes
American Diabetes Association, American Medical Association, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention and the Ad Council Join Forces to Reduce the Incidence of Type 2 Diabetes
- March 12, 2015 – Press Release
New AMA, CDC Initiative Aims to Prevent Diabetes STAT
Leading voices in health care launch urgent effort to reduce the incidence of type 2 diabetes, one of nations most debilitating chronic diseases
- March 11, 2015 – Media Advisory
AMA, CDC to Announce Urgent National Initiative to Prevent Type 2 Diabetes
Two of the countrys leading voices in health care will launch major effort aimed at reducing the incidence of one of nations most debilitating chronic diseases.