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Tag Archives: obesity

Intragastric balloons … technological means to cut spread of obesity in Kuwait

MoH keen to take FDA reports into account: Al-Shatti KUWAIT CITY, March 20, (KUNA): Kuwait is ranked first in the Arab world and second globally as the most obese country, with 80 percent of adults and 30 pc of children diagnosed as obese, according to a study by Kuwait Obesity …

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‘Success rate high, Kuwait turns center for fat-removing surgery’ – ‘Bonuses for MoH employees soon’

KUWAIT CITY, March 21: General Surgery and Bariatric Consultant at Dar Al-Shifa Clinic Dr Yousef Al-Saleh says Kuwait has become world center for weight-loss surgeries due to a huge number of successful surgeries carried out here, reports Al-Rai daily. In an interview with the daily, Dr Al-Saleh explained that Kuwait …

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‘Increasing rate of obesity worrying’

KUWAIT CITY, Jan 2: Former health minister, general surgical consultant, oncologist and consultant for laparoscopic surgery Dr Mohammed Al-Jarallah has warned against the increasing rate of obesity in the country, reports Aljarida daily. He stressed the consequences of this epidemic, which is usually associated with heart diseases, digestive system diseases, …

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80 pct of adults, 27pct of kidssuffering from obesity

KUWAIT CITY, Oct 28: Professor Rashid Al-Sahal from the College of Education at Kuwait University said 80 percent of adults and 27 percent of children in Kuwait are suffering from obesity, reports Al-Seyassah daily. Al-Sahal made the statement in the recently-concluded seminar organized by the Psychology Department in the College …

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Kuwait is country with the fattest people in the world – Highest rate of stomach stapling

KUWAIT CITY, June 19: Kuwait is a country of the ‘fattest people in the world’ according to an annual list published by the American gazettereview.com news site based on the official data derived from the governments of the countries and the World Health Organization rules, reports Al-Rai daily. Kuwait has …

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Pediatric obesity, Type 2 diabetes growing concern in Kuwait: expert

KUWAIT CITY, Jan 30: Pediatric obesity and type 2 diabetes is a growing concern in Kuwait with the increasing prevalence as well as the added risk and early onset of cardiovascular complications. In Kuwait, prevalence rates for the interim overweight category is in the range of 20% while obesity stands …

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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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