According to the IDF Diabetes Atlas 8th Edition, an estimated 45.9 million adults aged 20-29 years were living with diabetes in the IDF NAC region in 2017, representing a regional prevalence of 13%, the highest of all IDF regions. Over one-third (37.6%) of adults living with diabetes are undiagnosed. The vast majority (83.2%) of adults with diabetes in the region live in urban areas.
The elected IDF representatives for the North America and Caribbean Region for 2018-19 are:
Chair: Ms Glynis Alonzo Beaton, Guyana Chair Elect: Mr Timotheus Dorh, St Lucia