Alabama (AL) diabetes statistics and diabetes death rates:
- Alabama ranks #6 worst in the nation for the number of diabetes deaths (32 diabetes-related deaths per 100,000 deaths) each year.
- Alabama ranks #1 as the state with the highest rate of people with diabetes (8.9 people out of every 100 have diabetes) within total population statistics.
- In 2005, 305,000 adults were diagnosed with diabetes and by 2007 10% of the total adult population had been diagnosed with diabetes. An additional 2% of Alabamans have also been diagnosed with pre-diabetes.
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