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Diabetes Statistics

  1. More than 34 million Americans have diabetes ( 1 in 5 don't know they are diabetic)

  2. More than 358,000 Minnesota adults live with diabetes (8.4%of MN adults)

  3. An additional 118,000 Minnesotans have diabetes and do not know they are diabetic

  4. More than 88 million Americans age 18 and older are pre-diabetic (1 in 3 don't know they are)

  5. Nearly 1.4 million Minnesota adults are pre-diabetic ( nearly 34% of Minnesota adults)

  6. More than 1.5 million Americans are newly diagnosed with diabetes every year

  7. More than 23,000 Minnesotans are newly diagnosed with diabetes every year

  8. More than 14 million Americans age 65 and older are diabetic (26% of people age 65 plus)

  9. People with diabetes or pre-diabetes are at high risk for serious health complications including heart disease, stroke, amputation, end-state kidney disease, blindness and death

  10. More than $4.7 billion related to diabetes is paid every year in Minnesota for direct medical and indirect (reduced productivity) costs


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