Report: Ohio has 7th-lowest rate increase of diabetes over last decade

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(QuoteWizard) – With more than 30 million Americans who have diabetes and another 84 million have prediabetes, Ohio ranks 44th for rate increase in the country at 19% prevalence over a 10-year period.

Our team of analysts looked at CDC diabetes data to compare the prevalence of people with diabetes in each state to see which had the highest rate increases from 2007 to 2017. Also included is data on direct medical expenses to reflect the total cost of diabetes in each state.

Key Findings:

  • Diabetes cost $9.0 billion for direct medical bill expenses in Ohio. The American Diabetes Association estimates the total direct medical costs of diabetes in the US at $237 billion in 2017.
  • In 2007, Ohio had 9.5% prevalence, in 2017 it had 11.3%.
  • Overall, Americans with Diabetes increased 29 percent from 2007 to 2017.

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