Diabetes Care Better Than 10
Years Ago, But More Improvement Needed
A recently published study conducted by the Centers for Disease
Control (CDC) indicates diabetes care improved over the past 10 years; however, there is still a great
need to focus on additional improvements.
Kidney disease is common, harmful, and preventable
See Notice to
Readers World Kidney Day — March 13, 2008 to learn more.
Surveillance Data Show Improvements in Diabetes Care and Outcomes
During the past decade, the proportion of adults with diabetes who check their blood
sugar at least daily increased by 56%, and the proportion of adults with diabetes
who reported having a cardiovascular disease condition dropped by 11%.
CDC develops a chronic kidney disease
The Kidney Disease Initiative is designed to provide public health
strategies for promoting kidney health.
Learn the Facts About Diabetes
Test your knowledge of diabetes.
Please visit a new Web site on diabetes and women’s health*
Poor control of diabetes in a pregnant woman,
increases the chance for birth defects and other problems.
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as a service to our users. These links do not constitute an endorsement
of these organizations or their programs by CDC or the Federal Government,
and none should be inferred. The CDC is not responsible for the content
of the individual organization Web pages found at these links.
Page last reviewed: April 8, 2008
Page last modified: April 8, 2008
Content Source: National Center for Chronic Disease Prevention and Health Promotion
Division of Diabetes Translation