Alaska (AK) diabetes statistics and diabetes death rates:
- 4.7 out of every 100 adults in Alaska has diabetes, ranking AKÂ 50th, the secondÂ lowest (compared against 50 states and Washington, D.C.)Â in the nation for the ratio of people with diabetes in the general population.
- 21.9 out of every adult 100,000 deaths in Alaska are due to diabetes, ranking AK 40th lowest in the U.S. for the number of diabetes-related deaths.
- In 2005, 20,000Â adults Â in Alaska were diagnosed with diabetes and by 2007, 6% of the total adult population had been diagnosed with diabetes.
Source: Alaska State Diabetes Death Statistics.; Alaska State Health Facts.
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