Increase the proportion of people with diabetes who get formal diabetes education — D‑06

Status: Little or no detectable change

Little or no detectable change

Most Recent Data:
55.1 percent (2019) *

55.2 percent  *

Desired Direction:
Increase desired

51.7 percent of adults aged 18 years and over with diagnosed diabetes ever had received formal diabetes self-management education and support (DSME) in 2017 *

Age adjusted to the year 2000 standard population.

Increase the proportion of persons with diagnosed diabetes who ever receive formal diabetes education

Target-Setting Method
Minimal statistical significance


Formal diabetes education helps people gain the knowledge, skills, and abilities they need to manage their condition. This is key to improving health outcomes in people with diabetes.

Workgroup: Diabetes Workgroup