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...
24 November 2016
Qatar University College of Health Sciences (QU-CHS) faculty and students yesterday organized and participated in a community outreach event as part of activities to mark World Diabetes Day. Themed “...
16 November 2016
An animated series entitled Rashid: Living With Type 1 Diabetes aimed to uphold the rights of children with Type 1 diabetes has been awarded a Telly Award for Film/Video at the 37th Annual Telly...
15 November 2016
Sidra Medical and Research Center (Sidra) and Qatar Metabolic Institute (QMI) will hold an international scientific conference on 25 and 26 November 2016 in Doha, to help local healthcare...
14 November 2016
Her Excellency Dr. Hanan Mohamed Al Kuwari, the Minister of Public Health, visited a diabetes screening stand at Hamad Medical Corporation's (HMC) Hamad General Hospital today, raising awareness...
02 October 2016
Having diabetes increases your risk of developing coronary heart disease. According to Hamad Medical Corporation’s (HMC) Chair of Internal Medicine, Professor Abdul-Badi Abou-Samra, almost two thirds...
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...

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