Diabetes Fact Sheet is an excellent resource from CDC. The Diabetes At A Glance from the Centers for Disease Control shows how many people have diabetes (over 37 million) or prediabetes (estimated 96 million!). Millions don’t know they have diabetes or prediabetes. Diabetes is the leading cause of kidney failure, lower limb amputations and adult-onset blindness. Gives facts on complications and deaths associated with diabetes. Medical spending associated with diabetes is estimated at $237 billion. Updated 2022.