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Increasing Prevalence of Diagnosed Diabetes — United States and Puerto Rico, 1995–2010

CDC Morbidity and Mortality Weekly Report

In 2010, an estimated 18.8 million persons in the United States had diagnosed diabetes mellitus and another 7.0 million had undiagnosed diabetes (1). Since 1990, the prevalence of diagnosed diabetes in the United States has risen sharply (2,3) among all age groups, both sexes, and all racial/ethnic groups for which data are available.

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...activities, ideas, best practices, links and resources for the Washington State Diabetes Network to foster collaboration and communication. The Washington State Diabetes Network is a broad array of organizations and people working in public, private, tribal, community and academic/training sectors to prevent and control diabetes and hypertension among residents of Washington.
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