Introduction Since the year 2000, IDF has been measuring the prevalence of diabetes nationally, regionally and globally. Aim To produce estimates of the global burden of diabetes and its impact for 2017 and projections for 2045. Methods A systematic literature review was conducted to identify published studies on the prevalence of diabetes, impaired glucose tolerance
The December issue of Diabetes Voice builds up to the IDF Congress 2017, taking place in Abu Dhabi from 4 to 8 December, with an editorial from outgoing IDF President Dr Shaukat Sadikot and two articles presenting streams of the Scientific Programme.
The IDF Diabetes Atlas is the authoritative resource on the global burden of diabetes. First published in 2000, it is produced by IDF biennially in collaboration with experts from around the world and contains data on diabetes cases, prevalence, mortality and expenditure on the global, regional and national level.