Fast Facts on Diabetes Jan 2022 report


  • Total: 37.3 million people have diabetes (11.3% of the US population)
  • Diagnosed: 28.7 million people, including 28.5 million adults
  • Undiagnosed: 8.5 million people (23.0% of adults are undiagnosed)


  • Total: 96 million people aged 18 years or older have prediabetes (38.0% of the adult US population)
  • 65 years or older: 26.4 million people aged 65 years or older (48.8%) have prediabetes



What’s New?


  • In the past decade, the annual rate of new cases of diabetes among US adults has been going down overall.
  • Diabetes-related complications have increased among young adults aged 18–44 years and among middle-aged adults aged 45–64 years.
  • The rate of new cases of diabetes among children and adolescents continues to grow.
  • Nearly 1 in 5 adolescents aged 12–18 years and 1 in 4 young adults aged 19–34 years have prediabetes.



Content source: Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Leave a Reply

Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *