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Twenty-Eight Percent of Adult Americans Have Risk Factors for Pre-Diabetes But Five Out of Six Don’t Know It
Date:5/28/2013

Washington, D.C. (PRWEB) May 28, 2013

Approximately 28 percent of U.S. adults have several of the risk factors for pre-diabetes but only one out of six are aware of it, according to a study by the American Institutes for Research (AIR) that found providing services that would prevent or delay the onset of the disease could generate savings for the federal government and private providers.

While the study found that prevention has long-term financial benefits, most health care providers currently do not have the incentives needed to provide these services, even though they can lower total healthcare costs over time.

“Our core finding was that prevention pays but that the landscape of the current health system does not include the incentives to encourage preventative care. This analysis provides information that contributes to developing an effective long-term strategy,” said Nalini Pande, one of the lead authors of the report, "Diabetes Prevention Services: Cost Savings and the Role of Incentives."

Pre-diabetes occurs when an individual’s blood sugar level is higher than normal. The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) notes that unless steps are taken to address the condition, it is likely to become type 2 diabetes within 10 years or less. Pre-diabetes increases the likelihood of diabetes, heart disease and stroke. Diabetes is the seventh leading cause of death in the United States, according to CDC.

Approximately 57 million Americans aged 20 or older have pre-diabetes, according to the AIR analysis. Of this group, 12 million individuals between the ages of 20 and 39 have pre-diabetes, and more than 7 million between the ages of
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