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Women face higher risk from heart diseases

Women face higher risk from heart diseases

While both men and women may share many of the same symptoms of a heart attack, a woman's experience can be very different from a man's and women are more often misdiagnosed.

HMC meet discusses strategies to tackle diabetes threat

HMC meet discusses strategies to tackle diabetes threat

The Hamad Medical Corporation (HMC) and the National Institute of Diabetes, Obesity and Metabolism hosted Qatar II Diabetes, Endocrinology and Metabolism Conference which was attended by a number of leading experts in endocrinology, obesity, osteoporosis and diabetes.

Educating teachers is key to managing children with diabetes

Educating teachers is key to managing children with diabetes

Community support is an essential part of well-managed diabetes care in children.

Beat Diabetes walkathon attracts over 5,000 participants

Beat Diabetes walkathon attracts over 5,000 participants

Large groups representing schools and various organisations cheered loudly in support of the walkathon. Children lined up to have their faces painted.

Diabetics face higher risk of a heart attack

Diabetics face higher risk of a heart attack

Individuals with diabetes are two to four times more likely to have a heart attack or stroke than those without the disease, an expert at Hamad Medical Corp (HMC) has said.

Qatar tops in diabetes expenditure in Middle East

Qatar tops in diabetes expenditure in Middle East

Qatar has the highest diabetes related expenditure in the Middle East on per capita basis at $2,868 per person, says a BMI report quoting the figures from a report by International Diabetes Federation (IDF).

Diabetics asked to seek medical advice before fasting

Diabetics asked to seek medical advice before fasting

Hamad Medical Corporation (HMC), in advance of the holy month of Ramadan, is cautioning individuals with diabetes to seek medical advice before fasting.

Ministry urges public to take part in health strategy survey

Ministry urges public to take part in health strategy survey

Qatar residents can provide recommendations on the upcoming Qatar Public Health Strategy 2017-2022. They can take part in the Qatar Public Health Strategy Consultation launched by the Ministry of Public Health (MoPH).

Sidra holds forum on genetic causes of common disorders

Sidra holds forum on genetic causes of common disorders

Sidra Medical and Research Center (Sidra) recently concluded Cudos 2017 - its first conference for understanding the genetic causes of complex diseases such as cardiovascular disease, diabetes, obesity and strokes.

Sidra conference focuses on genetic causes of diseases

Sidra conference focuses on genetic causes of diseases

Sidra Medical and Research Center (Sidra) recently concluded Cudos 2017 - its first conference for understanding the genetic causes of complex diseases such as cardiovascular disease, diabetes, obesity and stroke.

QDA to host diabetes symposium on Saturday

QDA to host diabetes symposium on Saturday

Qatar Diabetes Association (QDA) will hold a symposium on Saturday on the topic ‘Fasting safely with Diabetes’ at Westin Hotel Doha at 6pm.

Obesity, vitamin D deficiency found among Biobank participants

Obesity, vitamin D deficiency found among Biobank participants

As many as 70% of the participants of the Qatar Biobank were diagnosed obese and another 86% found to be Vitamin D deficient, according to the annual report of Qatar Biobank which was released on Tuesday.