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
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
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
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
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
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.
An average 20 per cent of the GCC population and nearly 19 per cent of the UAE population now live with diabetes, with a marked increase in type II diagnoses, according to latest figures by the International Diabetes Federation (IDF).
Royal College of Surgeons in Ireland (RCSI) has signed a deal with the Bahrain Diabetes Society to allow the continued operation of the Paediatric Mobile Diabetes Unit in the kingdom.
It was signed between Sheikh Mohammed bin Abdu
Bahrain has one of the highest rates of diabetes prevalence in the world, said its Health Ministry.
According to new figures released by the ministry yesterday (August 17), 15.4 per cent of Bahrainis aged over 20 suffer from diabetes, s
Eye experts in Dubai have warned about the rising incidence of cataracts in the GCC’s young by ageing population, especially among the large diabetic community.
Cataracts are the leading cause of blindnes