Silver Book Fact

Fact image

Estimated number of new cases of diagnosed diabetes in people aged 20 years and older, by age group, United States, 2007

Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, National Center for Chronic Disease and Health Promotion. National Diabetes Fact Sheet, 2007. Atlanta, GA: Centers for Disease Control and Prevention; June 2008

Reference

Title
National Diabetes Fact Sheet, 2007
Publisher
Centers for Disease Control and Prevention
Publication Date
June 2008
Authors
Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, National Center for Chronic Disease and Health Promotion

Categories

  • Cost of Disease
  • Prevalence & Incidence

Related Facts

  • The estimated number of physician office visits for treated diabetes increased from 25 million in 1994 to 36 million in 2007.  
  • Type 1 diabetes accounts for an estimated 5.7% (1 million) of the 17.5 million people with diagnosed diabetes.  
  • Diabetes is the leading cause of kidney failure; in 2002, it accounted for 44% of new cases.  
  • 79 million Americans have pre-diabetes–a condition of higher-than-normal blood glucose levels that puts them at risk of developing diabetes.  
  • The increased risk of developing type 2 diabetes among people with a family history of the disease is estimated as two to six times greater than the risk among people…