IDF Diabetes Atlas
IDF Diabetes Atlas estimates of 2014 global health expenditures on diabetesDiabetes mellitus imposes high human, social and economic costs worldwide. Since the publication of the first International Diabetes Federation (IDF) Diabetes Atlas in 2000, successive editions have provided consistent evidence of the continuing growth of diabetes incidence and prevalence rates.
Diabetes in the young – a global view and worldwide estimates of numbers of children with type 1 diabetesThis paper describes the methodology, results and limitations of the 2013 International Diabetes Federation (IDF) Atlas (6th edition) estimates of the worldwide numbers of prevalent cases of type 1 diabetes in children (<15 years). The majority of relevant information in the published literature is in the form of incidence rates derived from registers of newly diagnosed cases. Studies were graded on quality criteria and, if no information was available in the published literature, extrapolation was used to assign a country the rate from an adjacent country with similar characteristics.
Global estimates of undiagnosed diabetes in adultsThe prevalence of diabetes is rapidly increasing worldwide. Type 2 diabetes may remain undetected for many years, leading to severe complications and healthcare costs. This paper provides estimates of the prevalence of undiagnosed diabetes mellitus (UDM), using available data from high quality representative population-based sources.