Silver Book Fact

From 2009 – 2012, 71% of adults with diabetes had high blood pressure or used medications to lower their HBP.

Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, National Center for Chronic Disease and Health Promotion. National Diabetes Statistics Report, 2014: Estimates of diabetes and its burden in the United States. Atlanta, GA: Centers for Disease Control & Prevention; 2014:5. https://www.cdc.gov/diabetes/pdfs/data/2014-report-estimates-of-diabetes-and-its-burden-in-the-united-states.pdf. Accessed November 2, 2015

Reference

Title
National Diabetes Statistics Report, 2014: Estimates of diabetes and its burden in the United States
Publisher
Centers for Disease Control & Prevention
Publication Date
2014
Authors
Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, National Center for Chronic Disease and Health Promotion
Pages
5
URL
Read Full Resource

Categories

  • Cost of Disease
  • Human Burden

Related Facts

  • The number of people in the United States with diabetes is projected to nearly double by 2034, to fourty-four million.  
  • Americans with diagnosed diabetes incur average expenditures of $11,744 per year. These expenditures are approximately 2.3 times higher than what they would be in the absence of diabetes.  
  • Chronic Disease Projected to Become More Prevalent: Prevalence of diabetes is projected to nearly double 2000-2030  
  • Global DR Prevalence
    DR affects more than 126 million people around the world— 37 million with vision-threatening DR.  
  • From 2001-2004, 23% of Americans age 60 and older had diabetes.