Monday, March 2, 2020

New National Diabetes Statistics Report Released

Data from the National Diabetes Statistics Report, 2020 can support the development of research studies and interventions for children and adolescents and help focus critical type 2 diabetes prevention and diabetes management efforts for adults.

According to the report, 
1 in 10 Americans (1 in 10) have diabetes and 1 in 3 have prediabetes. Since the National Diabetes Statistics Report, 2017, the overall percentage of people living with diabetes and prediabetes (prevalence) has remained stable. Incidence rates growing in youth under the age of 20 and remain high for certain racial/ethnic groups including non-Hispanic blacks and people of Hispanic origin, and American Indians/Alaska Natives.

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