Originally published: December 10, 2015

Diabetic Nation

Since 1980, the number of U.S. adults diagnosed with Type 2 diabetes has quadrupled, from 5.5 million to 21.9 million in 2014, according to federal data. There are millions more undiagnosed diabetes cases. In 2013, the most recent year for which state-specific data are available, California had the highest number of diagnosed cases.

Alabama

514,307

Alaska

39,001

Arizona

532,595

Arkansas

259,065

California

2,969,755

Colorado

260,336

Connecticut

233,969

Delaware

80,123

District of Columbia

41,790

Florida

1,736,908

Georgia

814,092

Guam

15,337

Hawaii

91,981

Idaho

98,977

Illinois

969,566

Indiana

545,794

Iowa

220,791

Kansas

207,955

Kentucky

359,001

Louisiana

407,009

Maine

102,784

Maryland

451,013

Massachusetts

452,481

Michigan

790,176

Minnesota

307,608

Mississippi

289,050

Missouri

445,046

Montana

60,592

Nebraska

128,750

Nevada

203,955

New Hampshire

96,499

New Jersey

632,785

New Mexico

169,256

New York

1,625,044

North Carolina

860,360

North Dakota

49,783

Ohio

921,012

Oklahoma

320,537

Oregon

281,477

Pennsylvania

1,014,880

Puerto Rico

418,229

Rhode Island

77,160

South Carolina

460,464

South Dakota

57,835

Tennessee

614,979

Texas

2,132,645

Utah

143,882

Vermont

39,122

Virginia

631,194

Washington

462,703

West Virginia

192,017

Wisconsin

364,684

Wyoming

38,544

Source: Centers for Disease Control and Prevention
By American Heart Association News