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Health advances in Gulf countries threatened by diabetes, drug use

SEATTLE, Aug 31: People in several Gulf nations countries are living longer than in 1990, but challenges like traffic accidents, back and neck pain, and diabetes could erode that progress, according to a new scientific study. Across the Eastern Mediterranean Region, improved health conditions and life expectancy over the past …

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15 pct of Kuwait’s population diabetics – Call to change lifestyle, engage in sports

KUWAIT CITY, Aug 11: Assistant Undersecretary for Private Medical Services Dr Muhammad Al-Khashti has warned that approximately 15 percent of Kuwait’s population suffers from diabetes, among them 5 percent are yet to be diagnosed and unaware of their status. In a speech at the launch of new record book for …

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‘About 40 new diabetes cases detected among kids annually’ – Nod to check on Iranian schools textbooks

KUWAIT CITY, June 12: Chairperson of Endocrine Gland Union, consultant at pediatric section of the Sabah Hospital Dr Zaydan Al-Mazidi affirmed that the rate of clients visiting the endocrine gland section has reduced by 75 percent since the start of the month of Ramadan compared to normal days. He attributed …

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‘Diabetic patients should increase water intake while breaking fast’ – Avoid dishes full of fat, sugar in Ramadan: Dr Qais

KUWAIT CITY, June 6: Director of Dasman Diabetes Institute Dr Qais Al-Duwairi affirmed that diabetic patients should increase water consumption while breaking the fast during Ramadan to compensate for fluid lost in the period of fasting, reports Al-Qabas daily. Dr Qais advised patients to break the fast by consuming sugary …

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Men suffering from ED on the rise

KUWAIT CITY, May 2: Urology Consultant, associate professor in the Faculty of Medicine, Kuwait University Dr Ahmed Al-Kandari was recently quoted as saying Erectile Dysfunction (ED) among men in Kuwait is on the rise, reports Al-Seyassah daily. Al-Kandari said 75 percent of the men at the age of 60 and …

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‘Eating habits’ make Kuwaitis prone to very high sugar intake

KUWAIT CITY, April 21: Ten out of 10 Kuwaitis are aware that excessive consumption of sugar is harmful to their health. Despite this, their eating habits make them prone to consuming significantly more than the daily added sugar permissible intake. This is based on the survey participated by 500 Kuwaitis …

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DDI launches mobile diabetes clinic

KUWAIT CITY, April 6, (KUNA): Dasman Diabetes Institute, in conjunction with Zain telecom, launched on Wednesday a mobile diabetes clinic for the purpose of spreading awareness about diabetes among the public. This step by the institute came about at its celebration today of the World Health Day under the theme …

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Official warns of sharp rise in diabetes

KUWAIT CITY, March 28: Director of Health Affairs in the Ministry of Health Dr Abeer Al-Bahwa warned of a sharp increase in diabetes in Kuwait and other GCC countries, adding the rate of diabetes in Kuwait rose to 23.1 percent in 2015. She added the global rate of adults living …

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400,000 Kuwaiti, non-Kuwaiti diabetics in Kuwait – Al-Attar

KUWAIT CITY, March 5, (Agencies): Internal medicine and diabetes consultant at the Amiri Hospital Dr Abdul Nabi Al-Attar said that recent statistics showed that the number of diabetics of Kuwaiti and non- Kuwaiti amounted to about 400,000 where treatment of each of them costs about $2,000 per year. Al-Attar said …

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