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Incidence of Diabetes among Adults (CDC)

Shows the rate of new cases of diabetes per 1,000 adult population. Diabetes is a disease in which blood glucose levels are above normal. Most of the food we eat is turned into glucose, or sugar, for our bodies to use for energy. The pancreas, an organ that lies near the stomach, makes a hormone called insulin to help glucose get into the cells of our bodies. When you have diabetes, your body either doesn't make enough insulin or can't use its own insulin as well as it should. This causes sugar to build up in your blood. Diabetes can cause serious health complications including heart disease, blindness, kidney failure, and lower-extremity amputations. Diabetes is the seventh leading cause of death in the United States.

Measurement Period: 2013
Value: 7.23

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7.23

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National

HP 2020

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  • 11
  • 16.2

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Historical Data

  • Measurement Period Value
    2013 7.22555
    2012 6.62229
    2011 6.6362
    2010 7.67257
    2009 9.09693
    2008 9.23904
    2007 8.51845
    2006 8.6571
    2005 8.46554
    2004 9.25977

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