Research Outline

10 year Increase in Diseases


To findout the 10 year increase in the total number of cases of diabetes, high blood pressure, heart disease, stroke, liver disease and kidney disease in the United States. In particular, this increase should show the total number of each disease in 2010 and 2019. If these data is not available then any 10 year range with the last year being no later than 2015 (that is, no later than 2005 to 2015). Also if data on number of cases is not available then the number of deaths can be provided instead.

Early Findings


  • According to CDC's 2020 National Diabetes Statistics Report, there are a total of 34.2 million people in the United States had diabetes in 2018. This number represented 10.5 percent of the U.S. population.
  • Of the 34.2 million people with diabetes, 34.1 million were people aged 18 years and over and represented 13 percent of all adults in the U.S.
  • In 2008, there were 24 million people with diabetes in the United States.