Non-Communicable DiseasesTHE GLOBAL NCD BURDEN

Non communicable diseases such as diabetes, cancer, and heart disease are placing an increasing burden on patients, healthcare systems, and economies.

of all deaths are caused by NCDs such as diabetes, cancer and cardiovascular diseases

of these deaths occured in low- and middle-income countries

deaths caused by diabetes in 2012

Diabetes cases have more than doubled in the past 30 years

People worldwide have diabetes, up from 153 million in 1980

Number of people worldwide predicted to have diabetes in 2030

Half of people who die from diabetes are under the age of 60

Half of people with diabetes don't know they have it

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