Diabetes Resources in Washtenaw County
Diabetes is a group of diseases in which the body's ability to produce and/or use insulin is impaired resulting in high blood glucose levels. It is typically a lifelong disease that can result in serious, sometimes life-threatening, complications
In the state of Michigan, 10% of adults have been diagnosed with diabetes and that number is growing. Additionally, there are an estimated 250,200 adults in Michigan who have diabetes but don’t know it. 6.4% of Michigan adults have pre-diabetes making them particularly susceptible to progression to diabetes. In Washtenaw County, diabetes affects approximately 8.1% of residents.