IDF is the global reference for accurate, up-to-date estimates of the prevalence of diabetes and its burden on individuals and health economies. First published in 2000, it is produced by IDF biennially in collaboration with experts from around the world.
The prevalence of obesity and T2DM among children and adolescents is a worldwide problem. The ‘Diabetes in the School Project” uses diverse methodologies, including puppet theater, able to sensitize students, challenge them to seek new knowledge and life experiences.
On World Sight Day 2019, the IDF re-launches a joint declaration on strengthening integrated health systems to manage diabetic eye disease and diabetes.
Diabetic retinopathy (DR) affects an estimated one in three people living with diabetes, and is a primary cause of vision loss and blindness in people aged between 20 and 65.