Facts and Figures
- In 2015, there were an estimated 199,5 million women with diabetes. By 2030, this number is expected to rise to 313,3 million.
- IDF estimates that 20.9 million or 16.2% of live births to women in 2015 had some form of hyperglycaemia in pregnancy. An estimated 85.1% were due to gestational diabetes, 7.4% due to other types of diabetes first detected in pregnancy and 7.5$ due to diabetes detected prior to pregnancy.
- One in seven births is affected by gestational diabetes.