About 24 million people in the United States have
diabetes; about 5.7 million of those people don't know
that they have it.
About 5% to 10% of people with diabetes have
type 1 diabetes.1
CitationsU.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (2008). National Diabetes Fact Sheet 2007. Atlanta: U.S. Department of Health and Human Services. Available online: http://www.cdc.gov/diabetes/pubs/pdf/ndfs_2007.pdf.Laffel L, et al. (2005). Treatment of the child and
adolescent with diabetes. In CR Kahn et al., eds., Joslin's Diabetes Mellitus, 14th ed., pp. 711–736. Philadelphia: Lippincott
Williams and Wilkins.
September 14, 2010
John Pope, MD - Pediatrics & David C.W. Lau, MD, PhD, FRCPC - Endocrinology
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