Diabetes in SACA

Almost 30 million people have diabetes. If we do not act now, this figure will rise to 48 million by 2040

39% of them have not been diagnosed and are at higher risk of developing harmful and costly complications

Diabetes caused 247,000 deaths in 2015

42.7% of those deaths were in people under the age of 60 

USD 34.6 billion were spent on treating diabetes - only 5% of the total expenditure worldwide

Read more about diabetes in South and Central America in the IDF Diabetes Atlas Seventh Edition: