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State of Alaska

Relevant Population Characteristics for Diabetes: Prediabetes Prevalence

Relevant Population Characteristics

Anyone can develop diabetes or its prediabetes precursor, but the risk is greater for those who are older, overweight or obese, physically inactive, or members of certain minority racial or ethnic groups. As the Alaska population ages, and as the proportion of high-risk minority ethnic and racial groups in the population increases, a greater percentage of Alaskans will be at risk for developing prediabetes.

Related Relevant Population Characteristics Indicators:


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Content updated: Thu, 8 Nov 2018 09:41:30 AKST
The information provided above is from the Alaska Department of Health and Social Services' Center for Health Data and Statistics AK-IBIS web site (http://ibis.dhss.alaska.gov/). The information published on this website may be reproduced without permission. Please use the following citation: " Retrieved Thu, 21 February 2019 19:05:33 from Alaska Department of Health and Social Services, Center for Health Data and Statistics, Indicator-Based Information System for Public Health Web site: http://ibis.dhss.alaska.gov/ ".

Content updated: Thu, 8 Nov 2018 09:41:30 AKST