Public health tracking of diabetes is an essential part of reducing the disease burden in Connecticut, identifying high-risk groups, formulating sensible health care policy, and evaluating our state's progress in preventing this disease.
The objective of the Connecticut Diabetes Surveillance System (CDSS) is to provide timely and relevant information about diabetes and its complications in Connecticut, as well as related risk factor information. CDSS provides support to the Connecticut Diabetes Prevention and Control Program, a CDC-funded program within the Connecticut Department of Public Health. The links below provide current information regarding Connecticut deaths and hospitalizations due to diabetes and diabetes-related conditions, diabetes prevalence data, and related reports.
Burden of Diabetes
Diabetes Prevalence in Connecticut, 2011
by gender, race, ethnicity, age, education, and household income from the Behavioral Risk Factor Surveillance System (2013) Diabetes Prevalence, 2007-2009
by gender, race, ethnicity, age, education, household income, and Connecticut County from the Behavioral Risk Factor Surveillance System (2011)
Complication of Diabetes
Diabetes Preventive-Care Practices and Self-Management Education
Mortality (Death) Data & Statistics
Please see the Mortality Statistics
page with diabetes and diabetes-related death counts; age-adjusted mortality and premature mortality rates; and mortality disparities by gender, race, and ethnicity.
Hospital Discharge Data
By gender, race, and ethnicity; average length of stay; and median charges (all PDF).
Statistical Information & Updates
Connecticut Department of Public Health Chronic Disease Programs
Connecticut Department of Public Health
Community, Family, and Health Equity Section
Diabetes Prevention and Control Program
410 Capitol Avenue, MS # 11-CDD
Hartford, CT 06134
Phone: (860) 509-8251