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382 Million People had Diabetes worldwide in 2012, 8.3% of global adult population.

USD 548 billion was spent in global spending for diabetes treatment

In 2035 it is estimated to be 10% of global adult population, 592 million people.The projected global spending on treatment is USD 627 Billion

In addition ……In the US the cost to the country of lost productivity in 2012 was USD 81 BillionIn 2020 it is projected to be USD 161 Billion From 2014 to 2020 the total cost of Diabetes Treatment and Societal Costs including lost productivity JUST IN THE US is estimated at more than $1.5 TRILLION USD

Source: International Diabetes Federation, IDF Diabetes Atlas – Sixth Edition (2013) Source: Experte(n), Creating Public Awareness: State 2025 Diabetes Forecasts

In the UK recent reports show that the cost of medicines alone to treat Type 2 Diabetes was £800 Million in 2013

In 2013 there were are 56 Million people with Diabetes in Europe

98.4 Million people in China and  68.1 Million people in India

Source: International Diabetes Federation, IDF Diabetes Atlas – Sixth Edition (2013)

There is no widespread cure for Type 2 Diabetes other than consistent lifestyle change

Obesity / Overweight

By 2020  80% of all Americans are projected to be overweight or obese. 

In the UK it is projecvted to be 70% and in Canada 55%A significant number of these people will be at risk for Type 2 Diabetes and other illnesses.

There is no ‘cure’ for being severely overweight or obese other than than consistent lifestyle change

Unsafe Alcohol Use

In the UK estimated that there are 7.6 million ‘hazardous’ drinkers                                                                                                                                        Alcohol Strategy 2013

Substance Misuse

In the UK – No of people with substance misuse as reported (excludes all those not in touch with the system)                                   NHS Information Centre, 2014

Mental Health

UK   10.0 million people experience mental health challenges( 1  in 4 adults ) in any one year  (Includes – Depression, Bipolar, Severe Anxiety, Schizophrenia, Eating disorders etc)                                                                                                                                      Office for National Statistics Psychiatric Morbidity                        

The overwhelming majority of these people will need and can benefit from recovery and wellness coaching to support them in their recovery.

 “Our mission by 2025 is to develop a worldwide community of 100,000 Recovery and Wellness Coaches & Associated Practitioners supporting individuals, organisations, businesses and communities in their Recovery and Wellness”      Anthony Eldridge-Rogers – founder FRC International