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DHA launches Dubai standard for diabetes management

The Dubai Health Authority (DHA) has launched the Dubai standards of healthcare for diabetes management, in a move to ensure early detection and unified management of diabetic and pre-diabetes cases. All healthcare providers in th

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InterCon Regency Bahrain honoured for support of Diabetes camp

InterContinental Regency Bahrain, a leading five-star hotel in the kingdom, received an appreciation award from the Bahrain Diabetes Society (BDS) in recognition of its support of the annual Al Shurooq Children’s Camp for Diabetes for four

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Got diabetes? There's an app for that

Health researchers said on Monday they are targeting millions of smartphone users with Apple Inc's new software tool, hoping to collect an unprecedented amount of data on major diseases by tracking their behaviours via iPhone.

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Boehringer unveils inhibitor treatment for type 2 diabetes

Boehringer Ingelheim, a leading pharmaceutical company, has unveiled the new DDP-4 inhibitor treatment for those with type 2 diabetes, which is the most common form of diabetes often leading to chronic complications like cardiovascular, kidney a

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10pc world adult population to suffer from diabetes

An estimated 10 per cent of the world’s adult population, nearly 600 million people, will suffer from the diabetes epidemic by 2015, according to a recently report. The ‘Rising to the Challenge’ report, published

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Diabetes 'biggest killer in Bahrain'

Bahrain has witnessed a sharp increase in deaths from diabetes, the country's biggest killer, in the past two years. It accounted for 15 per cent of all deaths last year, according to Health Ministry statistics released yester

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UAE health alert as diabetes sufferers increase

UAE was ranked 15th worldwide for diabetes occurrence in a 2013 study conducted by the International Diabetes Federation (IDF), with 18.98 per cent of the UAE population living with diabetes. More importantly, Type 2 diabetes is becomin

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Marriott Hotels Bahrain joins diabetes drive

The Marriott Executive Apartments Manama and Residence Inn by Marriott Manama Juffair in Bahrain participated in a walkathon to raise awareness about diabetes in the kingdom.   Organised by Al Rashid Group, the "Walk-a-thon fo

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Diabetes rates soar in the Middle East

The cases of type 2 diabetes continue to soar in the Middle East and North Africa (Mena) region, where around one in every ten adults live with diabetes, according to recent data. The International Diabetes Federation’s new

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Diabetes can lead to serious eye related diseases

Diabetes could lead to various sight problems or even lead to permanent blindness, warned Dr Madhav Rao, consultant ophthalmologist / vitreo-retinal surgeon at Abu Dhabi’s tertiary healthcare provider, Burjeel Hospital. Diab

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