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National Diabetes Fact Sheet, 2007

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    • The estimated total costs of diabetes (direct and indirect) in 2007 were $174 billion.  
    • Blood pressure control reduces the risk of heart disease or stroke among Americans with diabetes by 33-50%.  
    • In 2004, stroke was noted on 16% of diabetes-related death certificates among Americans aged 65 years and older.  
    • In 2004, heart disease was noted on 68% of diabetes-related death certificates among Americans aged 65 and older.  
    • It is likely that diabetes is underreported as a cause of death. Studies show that only 35-40% of decendents with diabetes had it listed anywhere on the death certificate, and…  
    • Estimated number of new cases of diagnosed diabetes in people aged 20 years and older, by age group, United States, 2007  
    • In 2007, approximately 1.6 million new cases of diabetes were diagnosed in Americans aged 20 years or older.  
    • Estimated prevalence of diagnosed and undiagnosed diabetes in people aged 20 years or older, by age group, United States, 2007  
    • In 2007, 12.2 million (23.1%) Americans age 60 and older had diabetes.