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Prevalence of Diabetes among Adults (CDC)

Shows the percentage of adults that have ever been diagnosed with diabetes. 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: 9.42





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  • 11.6
  • 16.8

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  • Prevalence of Diabetes among Female Adults (CDC)
      Low: 5.9             High: 18.3
  • Prevalence of Diabetes among Male Adults (CDC)
      Low: 7.2             High: 15.2

Historical Data

  • Measurement Period Value
    2013 9.42009
    2012 8.872
    2011 8.21385
    2010 8.44721
    2009 8.63685
    2008 8.25776
    2007 7.73537
    2006 7.60739
    2005 7.34394
    2004 7.38684



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