Epidemiology & research

IDF is the global reference for accurate, up-to-date estimates of the prevalence of diabetes and its impact on individuals and health economies.

First published in 2000, the IDF Diabetes Atlas is produced by IDF in collaboration with a committee of scientific experts from around the world. It contains statistics on diabetes prevalence, diabetes-related mortality and health expenditure at the global, regional and national level.

The latest and previous editions of the IDF Diabetes Atlas are available for download here.

Diabetes and Cardiovascular Disease executive summary

Last update: 19/04/2017

By presenting a clear summary of the problem of measuring heart disease in people with diabetes, as well as real-world solutions, this new Diabetes and cardiovascular disease report facilitates evidenced-based decision making and encourages collaboration between different sectors. The primary audience for this report includes policy makers, policy implementers and diabetes advocates.

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