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Diabetes rates quadruple as poorer countries hit

The number of adults with diabetes has quadrupled worldwide in under four decades to 422 million, and the condition is fast becoming a major problem in poorer countries, a World Health Organization study showed. In one of the larg

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Diabetes management, challenges in focus at Dubai event

The ever increasing challenges and recent advances in the management of diabetes will be discussed at an international event that began today (February 4) in Dubai, UAE.   The sixth Emirates Diabetes and Endocrin

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Number of dialysis patients on the rise in UAE

The number of dialysis water testing in the UAE has been increasing over the years, a trend that is attributed to the growth in the number of kidney disease and diabetes patients, said a report. Prime Certification and Inspection,

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Nahdi highlights diabetes programme at world congress

Nahdi, a major retail pharmacy chain in the Middle East and North Africa, presented the success story of its diabetes education and awareness programme “Ya Ana Ya Al Sukkary” at the World Diabetes Congress (WDC), held in Vancouver, C

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Saudi pharmacy chain expands lifestyle programme

Saudi pharmaceutical retailer Nahdi has expanded its lifestyle programme to the rest of the community, encouraging citizens to lead a balanced lifestyle through healthy nutrition, sports and general wellness.   I

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Park Regis Dubai team takes part in diabetes walk

The Park Regis Kris Kin Hotel Dubai team joined more than 17,000 residents last week to take part in the seventh annual Beat Diabetes Walk in the emirate.   The event was held at Zabeel Park and was organised by

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Park Regis Dubai team takes part in diabetes walk

The Park Regis Kris Kin Hotel Dubai team joined more than 17,000 residents last week to take part in the seventh annual Beat Diabetes Walk in the emirate.   The event was held at Zabeel Park and was organised by

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EDS, Sanofi to address unmet diabetes needs in region

​The Emirates Diabetes Society (EDS) and Sanofi, a healthcare leader, are set to host ‘The Best of ADA (American Diabetes Association) 2015’ in Dubai, UAE, marking the occasion of World Diabetes Day.  

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Obesity ‘driving diabetes epidemic in Mideast’

Overweight and obesity are driving the diabetes epidemic in the Middle East region, with up to 75 per cent of adults and up to 40 per cent of under-18s overweight or obese, a report said. Consequently, the financial burden of diab

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Diabetes experts tell G20 to tax sugar to save lives

Diabetes experts called on world leaders on Thursday to use sugar taxes to fight obesity, arguing such a move would save lives and slash healthcare budgets. Ahead of a meeting of G20 leaders this weekend, the International Diabete

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