07 June 2017
Hamad Medical Corporation will kick off its Ramadan diabetes screening and education events this Friday at Sheikh Abdulrahman bin Mohamed Al Abdulrahman Al Thani Mosque in Al Rayyan. Following Friday...
03 June 2017
Women who have pregnancy complications such as diabetes, high blood pressure or anemia are generally advised to avoid fasting during the Holy Month of Ramadan. Breastfeeding women are also advised to...
17 May 2017
For most individuals, fasting during the holy month of Ramadan has numerous health benefits, including protecting the heart from cardiovascular disease by lowering bad ‘LDL’ cholesterol levels,...
13 May 2017
In advance of the holy month of Ramadan, Hamad Medical Corporation (HMC) is cautioning individuals with diabetes to seek medical advice before fasting. According to Professor Abdul-Badi Abou-Samra,...
08 May 2017
In advance of the holy month of Ramadan, the diabetes care team at Hamad Medical Corporation’s (HMC) Al Khor Hospital is advising individuals with diabetes to consult their doctor before deciding to...
06 May 2017
A vast array of fruit and vegetables have been grown by children learning about health, nutrition, science and sustainability. The students all took part in Project Greenhouse, an initiative from...
19 April 2017
Qatar is currently listed amongst the top 10 countries in the world with the highest prevalence of diabetes followed by the second highest incidence of impaired glucose tolerance. Diet, lifestyle...
28 March 2017
The possible anti-aging and anti-cancer effects of the most widely used diabetes medication in the world were discussed at the latest installment of Weill Cornell Medicine-Qatar’s (WCM-Q) Grand...
05 March 2017
Hamad Medical Corporation’s (HMC) Nephrology Division, in collaboration with the Corporate Communications Department, is organizing a series of events to mark World Kidney Day. Held on 9 March, the...
08 February 2017
Through its ongoing collection of genome samples and information about the health and lifestyles of local populations, Qatar Biobank is creating a path towards personalised medicine that will promote...
29 January 2017
An official at Hamad Medical Corporation is reminding diabetics about the importance of inspecting their feet every day, adding that annual checkups with the podiatry clinic are an important part of...
28 November 2016
Researchers at Weill Cornell Medicine-Qatar (WCM-Q) have adapted an international measure used to assess the prevalence of metabolic syndrome - a serious condition linked to diabetes, heart disease...

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