Examine the facts.
Approximately 34 million children and adults have diabetes in the United States.
It’s a nationwide epidemic.
The numbers associated with diabetes make a strong case for devoting more resources to finding a cure.
The cost of diabetes
The national cost of diabetes in the U.S. in 2017 was more than $327 billion, up from $245 billion in 2012.
Statistics by state
Diabetes is growing at an epidemic rate in the United States. According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), over 34 million Americans have diabetes and face its devastating consequences. And what's true nationwide is also true in each state.