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Do You Have Prediabetes?

A person can have prediabetes for years but have no clear symptoms, so it often goes undetected until serious health problems such as type 2 diabetes show up.

Find a National Diabetes Prevention Program

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You’re not alone

More than 1 in 3 adults in the
United States are estimated to have prediabetes

Source: https://www.cdc.gov/diabetes/basics/prediabetes.html

In 2021, South Carolina had the 8th highest percentage of the adult population with diabetes in the United States

Source: SC DHEC BRFSS, 2021

More than 561,000 adults in South Carolina are estimated to have been diagnosed with diabetes

Source: SC DHEC BRFSS, 2021

In 2021, the total amount of emergency department charges related to diabetes was over $120 million in South Carolina

Source: SC RFA, 2021