International Diabetes Federation

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The International Diabetes Federation (IDF) is an umbrella organization of over 230 national diabetes associations in 170 countries and territories. It represents the interests of the growing number of people with diabetes and those at risk. The Federation has been leading the global diabetes community since 1950.

Instructions on pulling IDF data

The current update came from International Diabetes Federation's Diabetes Atlas;

Step 1 access

Step 2 access the various editions of the atlas and gather data from pdf files.

Prevalence of diabetes: SeriesHealthDiabetesPrev%

Prevalence of impaired glucose intolerance: SeriesHealthIGTPrev%

These were national prevalences and not age adjusted. In the data available there are age-adjusted data points which we might need as they provide an accurate assessment of cohorts.

2014, 2015 and 2040 were added for prevalence of diabetes,

2015 and 2040 were added for the prevalence of impaired glucose intolerance.

The data for 2014 came from an atlas poster for 6th edition and all other data came from a tool on the site. All this data can be located in the 5th, 6th and 7th edition of the Atlas.