The IDF South and Central America (SACA) Region includes 19 countries and territories, currently representing 37 diabetes organizations in 18 countries.

According to the IDF Diabetes Atlas 10th Edition, an estimated 33 million adults aged 20-79 years were living with diabetes in the IDF SACA  region in 2021, representing a regional prevalence of 9.5%. Some 33% of diabetes cases in the region are undiagnosed. 

The elected IDF representatives for the South and Central America (SACA) region for 2020-22 are:

Chair: Dr Douglas Villarroel, Bolivia
Chair Elect: Prof. Fadlo Fraige, Brazil

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