Examine the facts.
Approximately 30 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 2012 was more than $245 billion, up from $174 billion in 2007.
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 30 million Americans have diabetes and face its devastating consequences. And what's true nationwide is also true in each state.