28 December 2019
The recently concluded International Al Bawasil Diabetes camp saw 50 children with diabetes from across the MENA region receive instructions on how to better cope with their conditions. The 20th...
22 December 2019
Twenty years ago, there was an urgent need to provide a platform from which children in Qatar with diabetes could learn how to live with it - including by adopting healthy lifestyles – in a time...
29 November 2019
While Hamad Bin Khalifa University (HBKU) was an eager contributor to Sidra Medicine’s CUDOS Congress 2019, its contributions by no means stopped at providing logistical and material support. Instead...
26 November 2019
Sidra Medicine officially launched the 3rd Annual Congress of Current Understanding in Diabetes, Obesity, and Related Syndromes (CUDOS), held at the Qatar National Convention Centre. This year’s...
12 November 2019
Severe thirst, frequent urination, extreme hunger, fatigue, and losing weight for unknown reasons – all of these may indicate that a child has diabetes, but their family may not realize it. Research...
27 September 2019
As with most countries around the world, Qatar has seen an increase in the number of children diagnosed with type 2 diabetes. Once considered an illness only among adults, there has been a dramatic...
24 August 2019
Diabetes remains a major healthcare challenge, not only in the United Kingdom (UK) and Qatar, but globally. Projected increases in diabetes prevalence, coupled with rising healthcare costs, rapidly...
27 May 2019
Obesity is one of the greatest health challenges of the modern era, explained Professor of Medicine Dr. Shahrad Taheri at Weill Cornell Medicine-Qatar’s (WCM-Q) latest Grand Rounds lecture. Dr....
20 May 2019
Professor of Medicine Dr. Rayaz Malik had cause to celebrate on two separate occasions this year after being listed among the UK’s most influential diabetes researchers and also winning the...
08 April 2019
Qatar Diabetes Association (QDA) – a member of Qatar Foundation – has launched Qatar’s fifth diabetes education course for healthcare providers in Qatar. The course runs until August 2019, and is...
31 March 2019
Someone in the world develops dementia every three seconds. According to the World Health Organization, this means there are 9.9 million new cases of dementia worldwide each year. This...
19 March 2019
The importance of lifestyle in preventing, treating and even curing illnesses like diabetes and heart diseases was discussed at the latest conference at Weill Cornell Medicine – Qatar (WCM-Q). ‘...

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