Reduce the proportion of adults who don't know they have prediabetes — D‑02

Status: Little or no detectable change

Little or no detectable change

Most Recent Data:
41.3 percent (2017-20) *

33.2 percent  *

Desired Direction:
Decrease desired

38.0 percent of adults aged 18 years and over, who had not been diagnosed with prediabetes or diabetes, had undiagnosed prediabetes in 2013-16 *

Age adjusted to the year 2000 standard population.

Reduce the proportion of adults with undiagnosed prediabetes

Target-Setting Method
Percentage point improvement


Millions of people in the United States have prediabetes, but many don’t know they have it. People with prediabetes are at higher risk for type 2 diabetes, heart disease, and stroke. Programs that help people lose weight, eat healthier, and get more physical activity can reduce the risk of prediabetes.

Workgroup: Diabetes Workgroup