27 September 2016
Attending a birthday party, or a sleepover, requires a bit more planning when you are the parent of a child with diabetes. Advance preparations, having a ‘Plan B’ and extra communication with the...
25 September 2016
The Qatar Metabolic Institute (QMI), a unique partnership between leading education, research and clinical institutions in Qatar, has become an increasingly influential catalyst for a range of...
21 September 2016
A misdiagnosis could have had fatal consequences for one Qatari man, but today his story is an example of the important role Hamad Medical Corporation’s (HMC) National Diabetes Center is playing in...
19 September 2016
Ramya Munuswamy, a 35 year old type 2 diabetic gave birth to a healthy baby boy at Women’s Hospital, despite being told in her home country that she should terminate her pregnancy because of the...
18 July 2016
Diabetic retinopathy - damage to the retina caused by complications of diabetes which can lead to blindness - can be prevented through regular eye checkups and management of blood sugar levels, said...
16 July 2016
Hamad Medical Corporation’s (HMC) Diabetes Care Programme cares for more than 1200 diabetic children, making it one of the largest centres in the region dedicated to the treatment and study of...
29 June 2016
McDonald’s Qatar the leading foodservice company in the local market, and as part of the continuous commitment to the local community, has recently collaborated with Qatar Red Crescent, one of Qatar'...
28 June 2016
Early diagnosis and treatment is extremely important for patients with diabetes as it can significantly reduce the risk of developing complications. Scientists from Hamad Medical Corporation (HMC)...
26 June 2016
Primary Healthcare Corporation (PHCC) and Action on Diabetes (AoD) – the leading public-private partnership backed by Maersk Oil Qatar, the Ministry of Public Health, Hamad Medical Corporation (HMC...
24 June 2016
During Ramadan, diabetic children who are fasting experience blood sugar highs and lows depending on the food they consume, the dose of insulin they take and the amount of physical activity they...
22 June 2016
Diabetes should not prevent people from driving, however, in certain situations diabetics should try and avoid driving and be aware of the hazards that could occur. “One of the most hazardous...
21 June 2016
In recognition of the challenges and risks facing diabetes patients who choose to fast during the Holy Month, Action on Diabetes (AoD) – the leading public-private partnership initiated and supported...

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