The IDF Western Pacific (WP) Region includes 39 countries and territories, currently representing 26 diabetes organizations in 20 countries and territories. It has the largest population of all IDF regions and accounts for 37% of all diabetes cases in the world.

According to the IDF Diabetes Atlas 9th Edition, an estimated 136.5 million adults aged 20-79 years were living with diabetes in the IDF WP region in 2019, representing a regional prevalence of 8%. Over half (55.8%) of these cases are undiagnosed. 

The elected IDF representatives for the Western Pacific Region for 2020-21 are:

Chair: Prof. Moon-Kyu Lee, Republic of Korea
Chair-Elect: Dr Takashi Kadowaki, Japan

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Upcoming events

  • Australasian Diabetes Congress 2020
    Date of event:
    11 November 2020 - 13 November 2020
    Location:
    Online, n/a, n/a, Australia
    Organiser:
    Australian Diabetes Educators Association, Australian Diabetes Society
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IDF Young Leaders in Western Pacific

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