* About 2.7 million Korean people (8.03%) aged 30 years or older had type 2 diabetes in 2013. Based on fasting glucose level, 25.0% of adults had prediabetes (impaired fasting glucose).
* 62.5% of subjects with type 2 diabetes had hypertension and were being treated with antihypertensive medication, which was 3.7-fold higher compared with adults without diabetes in 2013.
Treatment Guideline for Diabetes
2015 Treatment Guidelines for Diabetes (5th edition)