Louisiana (LA) diabetes statistics and death rates:
- 7.4 out of every 100 adults in Louisiana has diabetes, ranking it 10th highest in the nation for the ratio of people with diabetes in the general population.
- 42.1 out of every adult 100,000 deaths in Louisiana are due to diabetes, making Louisiana the #1 state with highest rate of deaths from diabetes in the U.S.
- In 2005, 269,000 adults in Louisiana were diagnosed with diabetes and by 2007, 10% of the total adult population had been diagnosed with diabetes, and another 1% of Louisianans have been diagnosed with pre-diabetes.
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