Fast Facts - Data and Statistics About Diabetes | American Diabetes Association

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Unless otherwise noted, all references in Fast Facts are from the National Diabetes Statistics Report, 2022. The Fact Sheet is the product of a joint collaboration of the CDC, NIDDK, the American Diabetes Association, and other government and nonprofit agencies.

Sources of data for Fast Facts that do not come from the Statistics Report:

  • Costs of diabetes.
    • Economic Costs of Diabetes in the U.S. in 2017. Diabetes Care 41: 917 - 928, 2018.
  • A person with diagnosed diabetes at age 50 dies 6 years earlier than a counterpart without diabetes
    • Diabetes Mellitus, Fasting Glucose, and Risk of Cause-Specific Death

Other Sources of Statistics

State by State and County Level Diabetes Statistics

State by state diagnosed prevalence and county level diabetes statistics can be found on the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention's web site.

National, state, and county level data

Economic Cost of Diabetes in the US 2017 

A summary and links to the study and supplementary data can be found on DiabetesPro at