Fast Facts

  • More than 100 million Americans live with diabetes (30.3 million) or prediabetes (84.1 million)
  • Only 11.6 percent of adults with prediabetes knew they had it
  • 1.5 million Americans are diagnosed with diabetes each year
  • Diabetes is the seventh leading cause of death in the United States
  • 25% of Americans 65 years or older have Type 1 or Type 2 diabetes
  • $327 billion was the estimated total cost of diagnosed diabetes in the US in 2017

Sources: The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention; American Diabetes Association