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Data last updated08 November 2021

United Arab Emirates

Diabetes report 2000 — 2045
At a glance 20002011202120302045
Diabetes estimates (20-79 y)
People with diabetes, in 1,000s-768.0990.91,177.51,325.8
Age-adjusted comparative prevalence of diabetes, %-18.816.417.218.1
People with undiagnosed diabetes, in 1,000s--634.2--
Proportion of people with undiagnosed diabetes, %--64.0--
Impaired glucose tolerance (IGT) estimates (20-79 y)
People with IGT, in 1,000s-817.81,230.31,409.71,489.0
Age-adjusted comparative prevalence of IGT, %-16.318.319.319.7
Impaired fasting glucose (IFG) estimates (20-79 y)
People with IFG, in 1,000s--979.81,040.6959.9
Age-adjusted comparative prevalence of IFG, %--
Mortality attributable to diabetes (20-79 y)
Deaths attributable to diabetes-1,427.04,343.0--
Proportion of diabetes-related deaths in people under 60 y, %--12.8--
Type 1 diabetes estimates in children and adolescents
New cases of type 1 diabetes (0-14 y), in 1,000s--0.0--
New cases of type 1 diabetes (0-19 y), in 1,000s--0.1--
Type 1 diabetes (0-14 y), in 1,000s--0.2--
Type 1 diabetes (0-19 y), in 1,000s--0.4--
Hyperglycaemia in pregnancy (HIP) (20-49 y)
Live births affected by HIP--45,658.2--
Prevalence of gestational diabetes mellitus (GDM), %--38.1--
Live births affected by other types of diabetes first detected in pregnancy--4,053.7--
Live births affected by other types of diabetes detected prior to pregnancy--2,280.2--
Diabetes-related health expenditure
Total diabetes-related health expenditure, USD million--2,090.42,329.32,080.0
Total diabetes-related health expenditure, ID million--3,649.24,066.43,631.1
Diabetes-related health expenditure per person, USD-1,775.02,109.52,350.62,099.0
Diabetes-related health expenditure per person, ID--3,682.64,103.63,664.3
Total adult population (20-79 y), in 1,000s-6,107.48,057.18,547.28,254.8
Population of children (0-14 y), in 1,000s--1,488.0--
Population of children and adolescents (0-19 y), in 1,000s--1,920.3--
Complications of diabetes
  • Nephropathy: 6.3%
  • Retinopathy: 4.2%
  • Neuropathy: 5.3%
  • Coronary artery disease: 3.2%
  • Cerebrovascular disease: 2.1%
  • Peripheral artery disease: 0.0%
  • Heart failure: 1.1%

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