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The prevalence of diabetes in Massachusetts has been on the rise. In 1993, an estimated 3.9% of Massachusetts residents had diabetes. By 2015, an estimated 8.9% of Massachusetts residents had diabetes - more than double the amount in just 22 years.
People of color have higher rates of diabetes compared to whites.
Diabetes prevalence increases with age.
Non-Hispanic Blacks have greater than twice the rate of diabetes related mortality compared to Non-Hispanic Whites.
Massachusetts Deaths 2014. Boston, MA: Office of Data Management and Outcomes Assessment, Massachusetts Department of Public Health. October 2016.
In 2013, the diabetes emergency department visit rate among Hispanics is over three times as high as Non-Hispanic Whites, whereas Non-Hispanic Blacks have over 4 times the diabetes emergency department visit rate as Non-Hispanic Whites.