According to the IDF Diabetes Atlas 9th Edition, an estimated 87.6 million adults aged 20-79 years were living with diabetes in the SEA region in 2019, representing a regional prevalence of 8.8%. About 56.7% of these diabetes cases were undiagnosed.
The elected IDF representatives for the South-East Asian Region (SEA) for 2020-21 are:
Chair: Dr. Shashank Joshi, India Chair-Elect: Prof. Azad Khan, Bangladesh
COVID-19 and diabetes
Diabetes in locked-in times - webinar for health professionals conducted by the IDF SEA region on April 4, 2020 (registration required).