The IDF Western Pacific (WP) Region includes 39 countries and territories, currently representing 28 diabetes organizations in 20 countries and 2 territories. It has the largest population of all IDF regions and accounts for 37% of all diabetes cases in the world.

According to the IDF Diabetes Atlas 9th Edition, an estimated 136.5 million adults aged 20-79 years were living with diabetes in the IDF WP region in 2019, representing a regional prevalence of 8%. Over half (55.8%) of these cases are undiagnosed. 

The elected IDF representatives for the Western Pacific Region for 2020-21 are:

Chair: Prof. Moon-Kyu Lee, Republic of Korea
Chair-Elect: Dr Takashi Kadowaki, Japan

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