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Diabetes hotline receives over 1,800 calls in April: HMC

Diabetes hotline receives over 1,800 calls in April: HMC

In March, Hamad Medical Corporation’s (HMC) diabetes care team extended the hours of operation for its diabetes hotline in response to the Covid-19 pandemic ...

Health sector launches remote ‘Covid-19 and Diabetes’ programme to proactively treat vulnerable patients

Health sector launches remote ‘Covid-19 and Diabetes’ programme to proactively treat vulnerable patients

Qatar's health sector has launched the remote ‘Covid-19 and Diabetes’ programme to proactively treat vulnerable patients.

Health ministry assessing safety of diabetes medicine

Health ministry assessing safety of diabetes medicine

The Ministry of Public Health announced that it is in continuous contact with international regulatory bodies to follow up on developments regarding the safety of medicines containing metformin known as 'Glucophage'

Qatar Diabetes Prevention Programme set to begin

Qatar Diabetes Prevention Programme set to begin

The region’s largest diabetes research project, the Qatar Diabetes Prevention Programme (QDPP), is set to begin, following the award of a five-year funding by Qatar Foundation’s Qatar National Research Fund.

International stem cell research org honours HBKU student

International stem cell research org honours HBKU student

A student at the College of Health and Life Sciences (CHLS) at Hamad Bin Khalifa University (HBKU) has received recognition from the International Society for Stem Cell Research

QDA organises conference on family and diabetes

QDA organises conference on family and diabetes

Qatar Diabetes Association (QDA), a member of Qatar Foundation for Education, Science and Community Development, organised a conference on "Family and Diabetes" ...

QDA symposium focuses on diabetes care during Ramadan

QDA symposium focuses on diabetes care during Ramadan

The Qatar Diabetes Association (QDA), a member of Qatar Foundation (QF), and Diabetes and Ramadan International Alliance organised a symposium entitled ‘Diabetes and Ramadan’ in co-operation ...

Camping can aggravate chronic health conditions, HMC cautions

Camping can aggravate chronic health conditions, HMC cautions

With the Qatar camping season now at its peak, Hamad Medical Corporation (HMC) is urging the public, particularly those who have chronic health conditions such as asthma, diabetes, and heart disease, to take precautions and consult their doctor before going camping.

Sidra Medicine pioneers new diabetes management protocol

Sidra Medicine pioneers new diabetes management protocol

Sidra Medicine, a Qatar Foundation (QF) member, has pioneered a new protocol to help children with type 1 diabetes (T1D) in Qatar.

Air pollution plays significant role in diabetes: study

Air pollution plays significant role in diabetes: study

Air pollution caused one in seven new cases of diabetes in 2016, according to a US study, which found even low levels raised the chances of developing the chronic disease.

Al Wakra Diabetes Pilot: A smart way to fight diabetes

Al Wakra Diabetes Pilot: A smart way to fight diabetes

Hamad Medical Corporation (HMC) and the Primary Health Care Corporation (PHCC) joined forces in 2016 to implement a pilot project known as ‘The SMART Clinic’.