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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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