Key figures from the IDF Diabetes Atlas 9th edition

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1 in 11 adults (20-79 years) have diabetes (463 million people)
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1 in 2 adults with diabetes are undiagnosed (232 million people)
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1 in 5 people with diabetes are above 65 years old (136 million people)
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10% of global health expenditure is spent on diabetes (USD760 billion)
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1 in 6 live births (20 million) is affected by hyperglycaemia in pregnancy, 84% of which have gestational diabetes
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3 in 4 (79%) of people with diabetes live in low- and middle-income countries
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Over 1.1 million children and adolescents below 20 years have type 1 diabetes
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1 in 13 adults (20-79 years) have impaired glucose tolerance (374 million people)
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2 in 3 people with diabetes live in urban areas (310.3 million)

Corporate sponsor

The 9th edition has been produced thanks to educational grants (2018–2019) from:

MSD

With the additional support of:

Lilly Novonordisk

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