More than 500.000 adults are newly diagnosed with diabetes each year.
More than 50,000 women are affected by gestational diabetes during pregnancy each year.
Almost 25% of adults is obese.
More than 50% of adults do not meet the recommendations of 2.5h of physical activity per week.
Almost 25% of adults smokes regularly.
Around 20% of adults have prediabetes.
More than 15% of adults consumes sugar-sweetened beverages daily.
In the population the individual risk of developing T2D over the next 5 years is around 1%.
Around 7 million people in Germany have diabetes.
One third of adults aged 80 years and older are diagnosed with diabetes.
75% of persons with diabetes participate in their annual eye examination.
Around 75% of people with diabetes are treated with medication.
Around 25% of people with diabetes are treated with insulin.
Health-related quality of life is reduced in persons with diabetes.
Around 90% of women with hospital birth are screened for gestational diabetes.
At the age of 50 years on average a diabetes is diagnosed for the first time.
50% of people with statutory health insurance take part in the health check-up within 2 years.
Persons with diabetes rate their quality of care as moderate.
Around 15% of adults with diabetes report current depressive symptoms.
Cardiovascular disease affects more than 35% of adults with diabetes.
Around 75% of people with diabetes have elevated blood pressure.
15% of adults with diabetes have documented diabetic kidney disease.
13.5% of adults with diabetes have documented diabetic polyneuropathy.
6% of adults with diabetes are affected by diabetic foot syndrome.
Men show twice the rate of diabetes-related amputation than women.
2.5% of adults with known diabetes were affected by severe hypoglycaemia in the last 12 months.
The absolute 10-year risk of developing coronary heart disease is 20% in people with T2D.
The direct costs of diabetes amount to more than 7 billion euros annually.
Over the years the rate of ambulatory care-sensitive hospitalisations with diabetes has declined.
The rate of disability pensions with a diagnosis of diabetes has decreased over time.
The mortality rate for persons with diabetes is more than half that of persons without diabetes.
Persons with diabetes loose up to 12 healthy life years.
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Nationale Diabetes-Surveillance am Robert Koch-Institut (2022)
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