Friday 28 April 2017

Diabetic foot prevention and management in focus

Dubai Hospital conducted an educational lecture on diabetic foot  prevention and management recently. 
The event was organised by the general surgery department and more than 50 doctors and nurses attended the lectures and workshop


Dubai to use telemedicine in diabetic eye care

The Dubai Health Authority (DHA) will implement telemedicine in the field of diabetic eye-care in a move to ensure convenience for diabetic patients. Engineer Essa Al Maidoor, director-general of DHA, said: “Diabetics who vi


Airline ordered to pay $8,000 to diabetic traveller

An airline has been ordered to pay Dh30,000 ($8,165) as compensation to a diabetic pilgrim who suffered physical discomfort and mental stress last year due to flight delays, said a report.   The complainant had f


Diabetics urged to visit clinics

The Medical Services Department of the Abu Dhabi Police has advised diabetics to visit diabetes clinics to be educated about directives that they should follow during the month of Ramadan. This is a part of the Salamatak (Your Saf


Apidra wins approval for use by children

European Commission has approved Apidra, a rapid-acting insulin analog for the control of hyperglycemia in adolescents and children with diabetes, Sanofi-aventis has announced. The approval of Apidra (insulin glulisine [rDNA origin] inject

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