51m adults are living with diabetes in NAC

IDF North America and Caribbean

Including 23 countries and territories, currently representing 24 diabetes organisations.

Elected IDF Representatives for the NAC Region 2023-24:

Reginald O'Loughlin,
St Kitts

Regional Chair

Juan Jose Irazabal Lujambio,

Regional Chair-Elect


Anguilla Diabetes Association
Antigua and Barbuda Diabetes Association
Aruba Diabetes Foundation
The Diabetes and Hypertension Association of Barbados
Belize Diabetes Association
Bermuda Diabetes Association
British Virgin Islands Diabetes Association
Diabète Quebec
Sosiedat Kurasoleno di Diabetiko
Dominica Diabetes Association
Grenada Diabetes Association
Guyana Diabetic Association
Fondation Haïtienne de Diabète et de Maladies Cardiovasculaires
Diabetes Association of Jamaica
Federación Mexicana de Diabetes
Sociedad Mexicana de Nutrición y Endocrinología
Montserrat Diabetes Association
St Lucia Diabetic and Hypertension Association
Diabetes Foundation ,Sint Maarten
St Kitts Diabetes Association
Diabetes Vereniging Suriname
Diabetes Association of Trinidad and Tobago
American Diabetes Association
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Diabetes in NAC 2021

51 million adults (20-79)

are living with diabetes

12 million adults

with diabetes are undiagnosed

1 in 6 live births

are affected by hyperglycaemia in pregnancy

47m adults have impaired glucose tolerance
43% of global diabetes health expenditure is spent in NAC