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Beat Diabetes walkathon attracts over 5,000 participants

Beat Diabetes walkathon attracts over 5,000 participants

Large groups representing schools and various organisations cheered loudly in support of the walkathon. Children lined up to have their faces painted.

Diabetics face higher risk of a heart attack

Diabetics face higher risk of a heart attack

Individuals with diabetes are two to four times more likely to have a heart attack or stroke than those without the disease, an expert at Hamad Medical Corp (HMC) has said.

Qatar tops in diabetes expenditure in Middle East

Qatar tops in diabetes expenditure in Middle East

Qatar has the highest diabetes related expenditure in the Middle East on per capita basis at $2,868 per person, says a BMI report quoting the figures from a report by International Diabetes Federation (IDF).

Diabetics asked to seek medical advice before fasting

Diabetics asked to seek medical advice before fasting

Hamad Medical Corporation (HMC), in advance of the holy month of Ramadan, is cautioning individuals with diabetes to seek medical advice before fasting.

Ministry urges public to take part in health strategy survey

Ministry urges public to take part in health strategy survey

Qatar residents can provide recommendations on the upcoming Qatar Public Health Strategy 2017-2022. They can take part in the Qatar Public Health Strategy Consultation launched by the Ministry of Public Health (MoPH).

Sidra holds forum on genetic causes of common disorders

Sidra holds forum on genetic causes of common disorders

Sidra Medical and Research Center (Sidra) recently concluded Cudos 2017 - its first conference for understanding the genetic causes of complex diseases such as cardiovascular disease, diabetes, obesity and strokes.

Sidra conference focuses on genetic causes of diseases

Sidra conference focuses on genetic causes of diseases

Sidra Medical and Research Center (Sidra) recently concluded Cudos 2017 - its first conference for understanding the genetic causes of complex diseases such as cardiovascular disease, diabetes, obesity and stroke.

QDA to host diabetes symposium on Saturday

QDA to host diabetes symposium on Saturday

Qatar Diabetes Association (QDA) will hold a symposium on Saturday on the topic ‘Fasting safely with Diabetes’ at Westin Hotel Doha at 6pm.

Obesity, vitamin D deficiency found among Biobank participants

Obesity, vitamin D deficiency found among Biobank participants

As many as 70% of the participants of the Qatar Biobank were diagnosed obese and another 86% found to be Vitamin D deficient, according to the annual report of Qatar Biobank which was released on Tuesday.

Astrologer arrested for predicting Sri Lankan president's death

Astrologer arrested for predicting Sri Lankan president's death

An astrologer who predicted the death of Sri Lankan President Maithripala Sirisena was arrested by the police on Tuesday on allegations of misleading the public, officials said.

QNB holds ‘Diabetes at Work Day’ initiative

QNB holds ‘Diabetes at Work Day’ initiative

QNB recently organised an awareness initiative titled ‘Diabetes at Work day’ for its staff in collaboration with Qatar Diabetes Association (QDA) at the bank’s Al-Mathaf Tower building.

Raising awareness on diabetes in a fun way

Raising awareness on diabetes in a fun way

The Qatar Diabetes Association (QDA) organised an outreach programme at the Hyatt Plaza Shopping Mall aimed at raising public awareness on diabetes in a fun way.