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Tag Archives: Diabetes

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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Champion among us holds recreational sports for children with diabetes – Balsam and her team teach youth simple daily exercise routines

KUWAIT CITY, Feb 1: The diabetes and thyroid unit for children at the Mubarak Hospital in cooperation with the Diabetes Association organized the first spring camp for the children with diabetes. According to Dr Iman Al-Busairia thyroid consultant for children and the head of the unit at Mubarak Hospital “We …

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One in four Kuwaiti adults suffers from diabetes: DDI

KUWAIT CITY, Jan 31, (KUNA): Recent medical records have shown that one out of every four Kuwaiti adults suffers from diabetes, Dasman Diabetes Institute (DDI) said on Sunday. The revelation came at a graduation ceremony of 41 Diploma and Master’s degrees students along with 17 students of vocational courses in …

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Trade thriving as kidney failure sees sharp spike – ‘Diabetes, obesity, bad eating habits damaging’

KUWAIT CITY, Oct 30: “Why have advertisements for kidney donation increased in Kuwait over the past few years?”, “How is the business of buying and selling kidneys carried out in the country?”, “Why would someone sell his or her kidney?” — These are some of the questions that were directed …

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