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General Authority of Customs participated in the World Diabetes Day


The General Authority of Customs participated in the World Diabetes Day events by conducting a comprehensive awareness campaign, in cooperation with Qatar Diabetes Association, to brief Customs ...

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Qatar diabetes survey again after five years


Qatar will conduct a new survey on the prevalence of diabetes in the country next year, revealed a top official of the Ministry of Public Health (MoPH) on Tuesday. “We had done the last survey on ...

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Doha to host diabetes forum


Doha will host the second Arab Diabetes Medical Congress from November 17 to 19. The event will be held in collaboration with Qatar Diabetes Association, Maarefah Management, Rashid Centre for ...

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WIM WIENTJENS (1937-2016)


WIM WIENTJENS (1937-2016) It is with great sadness and regret that the QDA was informed of the passing of Dr Wim Wientjens on 28 July. For over 30 years, Wim was a tireless advocate, who served and ...

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Important tips for ‪‎diabetics‬ people


Important tips for ‪‎ diabetics‬ people: Maintain a normal blood sugar level or at least make sure it doesn’t go beyond the target numbers for your case, this helps in avoiding foot complications. ...

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QDA activities during Ramadan and hotline service


People with diabetes continue to benefit from Qatar Diabetes Association’s 15-year-old Ramadan programme, providing them with the needed information and advice on “how to fast safely during the holy ...

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Diabetics who depend on insulin, they must be caution during Ramadan


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QDA endorses new guidelines for diabetics during Ramadan


The Diabetes and Ramadan International Alliance in partnership with International Diabetes Federation and Qatar Diabetes Association organized the fourth DAR International Alliance Congress, with the...

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Guidelines for fasting in Ramadan for diabetics


As the holy month of Ramadan is approaching it is important to check with your doctor whether you can fast or not. The doctor assesses your diabetes status and advises you accordingly. Generally ...

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Qatar Diabetes Association organizes two camps during April


In line with Qatar Foundation’s mission to unlocking human potentials, and in celebration of the world health day on 8th April, Qatar Diabetes Association, member of Qatar Foundation, organizes Al ...

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