Who Diabetes Report 2017

Share on facebook

Type 2 Diabetes Statistics: Facts And Trends

Diabetes mellitus, or diabetes, is a disease that causes high blood sugar. It occurs when there is a problem with insulin. Insulin is a hormone that takes sugar from foods and moves it to the body's cells. If the body does not make enough insulin or does not use insulin well, the sugar from food stays in the blood and causes high blood sugar. There are several different types of diabetes, but the most common is type 2. According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention's (CDC) National Diabetes Report, 2014, 90 to 95 percent of people with diabetes in the United States have type 2. Just 5 percent of people have type 1. Contents of this article: Key facts about diabetes in the U.S. Diabetes is at an all-time high in the U.S. The CDC's Division of Diabetes Translation states that 1 percent of the population, which is about a half of a million people, had diagnosed diabetes in 1958. Today, nearly 10 percent of the population have diabetes, according to the American Diabetes Association (ADA). That's 29.1 million Americans, and more than a quarter of these people do not know they have it. The ADA report that the number of people who have diabetes increased by 382 percent from Continue reading >>

Share on facebook

Popular Questions

  1. Mila

    The report documents the “state of the disease” in our nation, providing the most recent scientific data on diabetes incidence and prevalence, risk factors for complications, prediabetes, and much more.
    Data in the report show that while diabetes cases are still growing in the United States, the growth rate is slowing. However, the number remains incredibly large: more than 100 million people in the United States have diabetes or prediabetes.

    3.31 MB

  2. Timbeak48

    At least they're showing some separate statistics for Type 1. They still say "diabetes" a lot, which tells me nothing in many cases.

  3. -> Continue reading
read more close

Related Articles

  • Cdc National Diabetes Statistics Report 2017

    The prevalence of diagnosed diabetes greatly varies by region, race and age, according to a new report from the Centers of Disease Control and Prevention. While the rate of new diabetes cases is steady, a report released by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) shows that a third of adults in the United States currently are living with diabetes or prediabetes. The National Diabetes Statistics Report found that as of 2015 30.3 milli ...

    diabetes Jan 16, 2018
  • Who Diabetes Report 2017

    Type 2 diabetes is the most common form of diabetes. Read on to learn some of the key facts and statistics about the people who have it and how to manage it. Risk factors Many risk factors for type 2 diabetes include lifestyle decisions that can be reduced or even cut out entirely with time and effort. Men are also at slightly higher risk of developing diabetes than women. This may be more associated with lifestyle factors, body weight, and where ...

    diabetes Jan 11, 2018
  • Global Report On Diabetes 2017

    On the occasion of World Health Day 2016, WHO issues a call for action on diabetes, drawing attention to the need to step up prevention and treatment of the disease. The first WHO Global report on diabetes demonstrates that the number of adults living with diabetes has almost quadrupled since 1980 to 422 million adults. This dramatic rise is largely due to the rise in type 2 diabetes and factors driving it include overweight and obesity. In 2012 ...

    diabetes Jan 4, 2018
  • National Diabetes Statistics Report 2017

    The National Diabetes Audit (NDA) is the one of the largest annual clinical audits in the world, integrating data from both primary and secondary care sources, making it the most comprehensive audit of its kind. To find out more about the NDA Programme check out this short presentation, or view a power point presentation here Latest Reports National Diabetes Audit Report 1 Care Processes and Treatment Targets 2016-17 A short report for the NDA 16 ...

    diabetes Jan 16, 2018
  • Who Diabetes Report

    I. Executive Summary Diabetes is one of the diseases that most significantly impacts the health of America as reflected by nearly every national metric. Among the over 200 conditions measured by the BCBS Health Index, diabetes is third in terms of its health impact nationally on quality of life, and third in terms of per member cost for the commercially insured population. Its impact on health is even greater when considering common comorbid cond ...

    diabetes Jan 3, 2018
  • Diabetes Report Sample

    Please notice the following in this report. Hyperlink to a review article online. All the lab values, clearly and logical organized for quick review. Listing of medications the patient is on, as relevant to Diabetes management. Listing of co-morbidies that affect the provider's management decisions. ------------------------------------------------------------ Patient ID: Doe, Hxxxx 000-00-0000 DOB: 01/01/1930 This report was created on: 10/30/200 ...

    diabetes Jan 4, 2018

Popular Articles

More in diabetes