The IDF North America and Caribbean (NAC) Region includes 29 countries and territorities, currently representing 26 diabetes organisations in 24 countries

According to the IDF Diabetes Atlas 8th Edition, an estimated 45.9 million adults aged 20-29 years were living with diabetes in the IDF NAC region in 2017, representing a regional prevalence of 13%, the highest of all IDF regions. Over one-third (37.6%) of adults living with diabetes are undiagnosed. The vast majority (83.2%) of adults with diabetes in the region live in urban areas. 

The elected IDF representatives for the North America and Caribbean Region for 2018-19 are:

Chair: Ms Glynis Alonzo Beaton, Guyana
Chair Elect: Mr Timotheus Dorh, St Lucia

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  • ISPAD 2019 - 45th Annual Conference
    Date of event:
    30 October 2019 - 02 November 2019
    Location:
    Sheraton Boston Hotel, Sheraton Boston Hotel 39 Dalton Street Boston, MA 02199, Boston, United States
    Organiser:
    ISPAD
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