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Diabetes in Numbers:

  • +50,000 or 8.1% - adults in North Dakota who have diabetes 
  • 29.1 million or 9.3% - US population with diabetes
  • $12,000 - annual healthcare costs for someone with diabetes (this is twice that of someone without diabetes)
  • $400 million - cost in North Dakota for total medical costs and lost work and wages for people diagnosed with diabetes
  • $245 billion - cost in the US for total medical costs and lost work and wages for people diagnosed with diabetes
  • +190,000 or 35% - adults in North Dakota who have prediabetes and are at risk for type 2 diabetes
  • 86 million - US adults with prediabetes
  • 9 out of 10 - people with prediabetes that don't know it
  • 15 to 30 percent - people with prediabetes or at risk for type 2 diabetes who will develop type 2 diabetes within 5 years without lifestyle changes
  • 58 percent - reduction in risk of developing type 2 diabetes by losing weight and increasing physical activity

 

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