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Abstract Diabetes diagnosed or undiagnosed affects Almost 8 in 10 have some form of dysglycemia, according to tests for fasting glucose or hemoglobin A1c. Among this age group, diagnosed diabetes is projected to reach Complications, comorbid conditions, and geriatric syndromes affect diabetes care, and medical guidelines for treating older adults with diabetes are limited.
Broad public health programs help, but effective, targeted interventions and expanded surveillance and research and better policies are needed to address the rapidly growing diabetes burden among older adults. In to For example, among people aged 55 to 64 years, diabetes reduces life expectancy by 8 years.
Along with the importance of chronological and biological age, certain ages have social typical retirement agepolitical, 7 or programmatic significance, 8 which should be considered in planning strategies for addressing diabetes among older adults.
Older adults with diabetes present special epidemiological and public health challenges, and public health actions to prevent and control diabetes in this growing subpopulation should address these.The 10 states with the highest type 2 diabetes rates are in the South.
A record high number of Americans—40%, or more than million adults—are living with diabetes or prediabetes according to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention.
Overall costs related to type 2 diabetes will be influenced by the demographic shifts in the population, population-level trends in obesity, the development and dissemination of new diabetes-related treatments, and diagnostic tests.
Diabetes Data and Statistics, the Web publication of the US Diabetes Surveillance System, provides resources documenting the public health burden of diabetes and its complications in the United States.
Deaths: Diabetes remains the 7th leading cause of death in the United States in , with 79, death certificates listing it as the underlying cause of death, and a total of , death certificates listing diabetes as an underlying or contributing cause of death.
Significant improvements in the overall health of the population in the United States have been realized over the last four decades. In general, improvements in health An Analysis of Disparities in Health Status and Access to Medical Care in the Diabetes Breast Cancer Motor .
POPULATION HEALTH ISSUE 2 Analysis of Type 2 Diabetes as a Population Health Issue In the United States A disease is considered as a population health issue if it meets specific criteria that require it to be seen as culturally appropriate, politically acceptable and financially possible.