The IDF Western Pacific (WP) Region includes 39 countries and territories, currently representing 28 diabetes organizations in 22 countries. 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 8th Edition, an estimated 158.8 million adults aged 20-79 years were living with diabetes in the IDF WP region in 2017, representing a regional prevalence of 9.5%. Over half (54%) of these cases are undiagnosed. Close to two-thirds (63.8%) of adults with diabetes in the region live in urban areas.

The elected IDF representatives for the Western Pacific Region for 2018-19 are:

Chair: Prof. Linong Ji, China
Chair Elect: Dr Moon-Kyu Lee, Republic of Korea

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