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...
31 March 2018
Multiple research studies now confirm that women who breastfeed their babies for six months or longer can reduce their risk of developing pre- and post-menopausal breast cancer, ovarian cancer,...
19 March 2018
In 2016 Hamad Medical Corporation (HMC) and the Primary Health Care Corporation (PHCC) joined forces to implement a pilot project known as ‘The SMART Clinic’. Two years later, over 4,500 individuals...
21 February 2018
Obesity, a major risk factor for Type 2 diabetes, is being treated at Hamad Medical Corporation’s (HMC) National Obesity Treatment Center through a unique bariatric and weight management service. The...
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,...
02 April 2017
Patients with both Type 2 diabetes and acute heart failure face a significantly lower risk of death but a higher risk of heart failure-related hospitalizations if they had high systolic blood...
09 April 2016
Some studies suggest that Type 2 diabetes can go undiagnosed for many years, with many diabetics not being diagnosed until they experience a serious complication of the disease, such as stroke or...
14 January 2016
Obesity, Type 2 diabetes and cardiovascular diseases were the topic of workshops recently organized and hosted by QU College of Medicine (QU-CMED). Professor of public health at the universities of...
14 July 2015
Hamad Medical Corporation's (HMC) Chief Consultant of Emergency Medicine, Dr. Warda Al Saad, is urging residents to avoid overeating during the festivities marking Eid Al Fitr in order to prevent...
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