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Diabetes in America, 3rd Edition

Aug. 2018
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Diabetes in America, 3rd Edition, is a compilation and assessment of epidemiologic, public health, clinical, and clinical trial data on diabetes and its complications in the United States. It is being published by the National Institute of Diabetes and Digestive and Kidney Diseases, National Institutes of Health, during 2016–2018. The intended audience is the wide range of individuals in the research community, clinicians, health policy makers, and individuals with diabetes, as well as their caregivers and family members.

Diabetes in America, 3rd Edition, contains 42 chapters organized into three areas:

  • Section I: Spectrum of Diabetes: Descriptive epidemiology of diabetes in the United States based on national surveys and community-based studies, including prevalence and incidence; sociodemographic, metabolic, and lifestyle characteristics; genetics and risk factors for developing diabetes; and unique aspects of diabetes in younger and older populations, and in pregnant women (chapters 1–16)
  • Section II: Complications of Diabetes and Related Conditions: The myriad complications that affect patients with diabetes, including mortality (chapters 17–36)
  • Section III: Prevention and Medical Care for Diabetes: Clinical trials and studies to prevent diabetes; medication use and self-care practices, health care utilization, and quality of care; and economic aspects including health insurance and health care costs (chapters 37–42)

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Learn about key points of Diabetes in America, 3rd Edition, in this fact sheet (PDF, 2.2 MB) .

A previous report, Diabetes in America, 2nd Edition, is also available.

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Section I: Spectrum of Diabetes

Section II: Complications of Diabetes and Related Conditions

Section III: Prevention and Medical Care for Diabetes

Appendix

Index

An index will be developed after all the chapters are posted.

Additional Information

Suggested Citation

[Author(s): Chapter title. Chapter # in] Diabetes in America, 3rd ed. Cowie CC, Casagrande SS, Menke A, Cissell MA, Eberhardt MS, Meigs JB, Gregg EW, Knowler WC, Barrett-Connor E, Becker DJ, Brancati FL, Boyko EJ, Herman WH, Howard BV, Narayan KMV, Rewers M, Fradkin JE, Eds. Bethesda, MD, National Institutes of Health, NIH Pub No. 17-1468, 2017[, p. #.x–#.x]

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Disclaimer

A number of the authors of chapters in Diabetes in America are employees of the National Institutes of Health (NIH), the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), or the Veterans Health Administration (VHA). The findings and conclusions in this compendium are those of the authors and do not necessarily represent the official position of NIH, CDC, or VHA.

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