Diabetes is a major public health challenge due to its frequency, the seriousness of its complications and the high costs that it incurs.

Worldwide:
• In 2010, 285 million diabetic people
• In 2016, 422 million diabetics, i.e. 8.5% of the population
640 million cases expected in 2040, i.e. 1 adult out of 10
4th leading cause of mortality in the world, with 5.1 million deaths
(1 death every 7 seconds)
• Cost of diabetes in 2016: 591.7 billion euros, i.e. 12.5% of the global heath expenses
193 million diabetics are undiagnosed.

In Europe :
60 million diabetics in 2016 and 68.9 million cases expected in 2035,
i.e. an increase of almost 15%
Cost of diabetes: 137 billion euros, i.e. around 9% of health expenses

In France:
• 3.5 million diabetics in 2012 versus 5.1 million cases in 2016, i.e. 8% of the population,
In 2016, 92% diabetics are type 2 diabetes and 6% are type 1,
half of whom are under 20,
• 500 to 800.000 diabetics are undiagnosed,
In 2016, the cost of diabetes for the French National Health Insurance increases
to 16.7 billion euros.