30 November 2018
The third Qatar Diabetes, Endocrinology and Metabolic Conference (QDEM-3) will open at Sheraton Hotel on Thursday.  Being organised by Hamad Medical Corporation (HMC), the main conference, which will...
01 August 2017
Ensuring and maintaining the required level of vitamin D is important for supporting bone, teeth, muscle, and immune health in children and adults, noted a HMC expert. Dr. Mahmoud Zirie, Senior...
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...
17 December 2014
Hamad Medical Corporation (HMC) is nearing completion of a comprehensive implementation program for a new advanced point-of-care testing (POCT) – a blood glucose monitoring system - that aids in...
10 November 2014
In recognition of World Diabetes Day, Hamad Medical Corporation (HMC) will host a series of events during November to increase awareness of diabetes risk factors, symptoms and prevention. Created in...
27 September 2014
Individuals with diabetes, who intend to perform Hajj this year, are advised to speak with their healthcare team about proper preparation for the spiritual pilgrimage. Dr. Mahmoud Zirie (pictured),...
17 August 2014
Hamad Medical Corporation (HMC) is encouraging residents to talk about diabetes and discuss its symptoms and risk factors in order to further raise their awareness of the disease. According to HMC’s...
29 April 2014
Health experts in Qatar shed new light on the scientific challenges of tackling obesity at the latest TECHtalk hosted by Qatar Science & Technology Park (QSTP), part of Qatar Foundation Research...
29 February 2012
Diabetes is a major health problem affecting at least 20 per cent of the Qatari population, according to Dr. Mahmoud Zirie, Consultant and Head of endocrinology, diabetes and metabolism in the...
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