ACE/AACE Consensus Conference on the Implementation of Outpatient Management of Diabetes Mellitus: Consensus Conference Recommendations © 2006

Among the more than 20 million Americans whohave diabetes, approximately 30% of the cases are undi-agnosed (1). An additional 42 million people in the UnitedStates have pre-diabetes (impaired glucose tolerance[IGT], impaired fasting glucose, or both), a condition thatoften leads to diabetes if it is not treated (1).