World Diabetes Day - 2017
Today the World recognizes Diabetes Diagnosis across the globe.
According to the CDC, more than 100 million U.S. adults live with either a form of Diabetes or Pre-Diabetes in our country. A report released just this July estimates that as of 2015, 30.3 million Americans – 9.4 percent of the U.S. population –have diabetes. Learn as much as you can, support those you know who are diagnosed, and work to raise awareness about Diabetes in your community as much as you are able!
We are sharing some of the numbers surrounding Diabetes diagnosis in our world and country. Take a look and share these with your family, friends, neighbors, and coworkers so that they can become better educated on just how many people are affected in our country and world.
Diabetes by the numbers: Over 30m Americans have some type of diabetes. 1 in 400 children will be diagnosed with type 2 diabetes. 9.4% of adults worldwide have some type of diabetes. 1.5m new dx happen each year in the United States alone. 2.7m of Americans with diabetes report a visual impairment annualy. 11.2% of women will be diagnosed with some form of diabetes. 13.6% of men will be diagnosed with some form of diabetes. 8.1m est. undiagnosed cases of diabetes in the U.S. 100m Americans 20 & over live with diabetes or prediabetes. 7th: Diabetes remains a leading cause of death in the U.S.