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How often does diabetes lead to blindness?

Diabetes is the leading cause of new cases of blindness in those between the ages of 20-74. Roughly 8% of those reported as blind have diabetes.

How Many Adults have Diabetes

According to CDC, about half of the adults in America have Diabetes or prediabetes

How Many Are Un-diagnosed

It’s estimated that approximately 8.1 million people are Un-diagnosed

How often Does Diabetes lead to Death?

Diabetes is the 7th leading cause of death.

How Many Elderly People Have Diabetes?

25.9% of the diabetes population (diagnosed and un-diagnosed) are over the age of 65

How Many Children have Diabetes?

About 208,000 Americans under age 20 have been diagnosed

How Many Cases of Diabetes Are Diagnosed Yearly?

1.4 Million Americans are diagnosed every year.