Argentina, in 2016, had an estimated population of 46.3m with some 33% under the age of 20 years and 15% over the age of 60 years. By 2040, the age distribution is expected to dramatically change with those over the age of 60 years representing 20% (10.9m) of the population.
Alongside the ageing population, diabetes prevalence is increasing – with the most recent statistics reporting 1.7m people living with the condition and an estimated 592,600 undiagnosed cases.
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