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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  • American Diabetes Association's 78th Scientific Sessions
    Date of event:
    22 June 2018 - 26 June 2018
    West Concourse of the Orange County Convention Center, Orange County Convention Center (West Concourse) 9800 International Dr. Orlando, FL 32819 , Orlando, United States
    American Diabetes Association
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