Facts and Figures
- In 2013, there were an estimated 184 million women with diabetes. By 2030, this number is expected to rise to 288 million.
- Diabetes is the ninth leading cause of death in women globally, causing 2.1 million deaths per year.
- Sixty percent of the world’s poor are women, twice as many women as men suffer from malnutrition, and two thirds of illiterate adults are women.