A 34-year-old member asked:
How common is diabetes in the u.s.?
1 doctor answer • 2 doctors weighed in
A Verified Doctoranswered
Endocrinology 52 years experience
Diabetes in the USA: Regrettably increasing almost daily. There are many reasons, not the least of which is underlying obesity, lack of work options, good foods too expensive, limited exercise, .. The problem keeps growing.
I am curious to learn why you are asking that question.
3.6k viewsReviewed >2 years ago
Last updated Jan 19, 2021
Connect with a U.S. board-certified doctor by text or video anytime, anywhere.
24/7 visits - just $39!
50% off with $15/month membership
Content on HealthTap (including answers) should not be used for medical advice, diagnosis, or treatment, and interactions on HealthTap do not create a doctor-patient relationship. Never disregard or delay professional medical advice in person because of anything on HealthTap. Call your doctor or 911 if you think you may have a medical emergency.