Kentuckians with diabetes are more likely to have other chronic conditions and risks as shown below. Prevalence of Diagnosed Prediabetes by Kentucky Regions 2017 Kentucky Behavioral Risk Factor Survey 2019 Kentucky Diabetes Fact Sheet Diabetes is COMMON in Kentucky Prediabetes occurs when blood sugar levels are higher than DIABETES FACT SHEET - 2011 Diabetes is a common, serious, and costly disease that affects approximately 279,000 Connecticut adults, an estimated one-quarter to one-third of whom do not know they have the disease. The eighth leading cause of death in Connecticut, diabetes is a leading cause of Diabetes is a disease in which blood sugar (glucose) levels in your body are too high. Diabetes can cause serious health problems, including heart attack or stroke, blindness, problems during pregnancy, and kidney failure.

: Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. National diabetes fact sheet: general information and national estimates on diabetes in the United States, 2005. Atlanta, GA: U.S. Department of Health and Human Services, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, 2005. Diabetes occurs when your blood glucose, also called blood sugar, is too high. High blood glucose can cause health problems over time. The main types of diabetes are type 1, type 2, and gestational. Learn more from the Diabetes Overview. View the full report: National Diabetes Statistics Report ...