Topic Area D - Diabetes

Diabetes affects an estimated 23.6 million people in the United States and is the 7th leading cause of death. Diabetes also lowers life expectancy by up to 15 years, increases the risk of heart disease by 2 to 4 times, and is the leading cause of kidney failure, lower limb amputations, and adult-onset blindness.
Objective D-3
Diabetes death rate (per 100,000) (age-adjusted to 2000 std population)
2020 Goal 2009 2010 2011 2012 2013
All Counties 66.6 71.8 68.5 68.9 65.9 65.9
Franklin County, PA 66.6 105.8 105.1 91.6 99.4 108.4
Website Updated August 2016

Topic Area D - Diabetes

Courtesy: Healthy People 2020, <www.healthypeople.gov>