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Incidence of Diabetes among Adults (CDC)

Shows the rate of new cases of diabetes per 1,000 adult population. Diabetes is a disease in which blood glucose levels are above normal. Most of the food we eat is turned into glucose, or sugar, for our bodies to use for energy. The pancreas, an organ that lies near the stomach, makes a hormone called insulin to help glucose get into the cells of our bodies. When you have diabetes, your body either doesn't make enough insulin or can't use its own insulin as well as it should. This causes sugar to build up in your blood. Diabetes can cause serious health complications including heart disease, blindness, kidney failure, and lower-extremity amputations. Diabetes is the seventh leading cause of death in the United States.

Measurement Period: 2012
Value: 6.56

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6.56

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Historical Data

  • Measurement Period Value
    2012 6.55928
    2011 7.04117
    2010 8.03982
    2009 9.56442
    2008 10.2302
    2007 9.9795
    2006 8.837
    2005 8.23771
    2004 9.00071

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