The Health Bank partners with Wasim Akram to Raise Awareness for Early Diabetes Detection

The Health Bank partners with Wasim Akram to Raise Awareness for Early Diabetes Detection

Dubai, United Arab Emirates,  (AETOSWire): Cricket legend Wasim Akram has taken on the role of global brand ambassador for The Health Bank (THB) to help raise awareness of diabetes management and the importance of early screening for the disease. Worldwide there is an alarming increase of Type 2 diabetes. It is a chronic condition due to sedentary lifestyle and obesity, among other factors. With 1 in 5 people in the GCC living with diabetes, the region ranks among the highest in the world for diabetes prevalence.   “I am truly…

Reversing Diabetes, Hypertension, Sleep Apnea and PCOS for Obese Patients

إحياء الشهر الكريم في سوفيتل دبي داون تاون

Reversing Diabetes, Hypertension, Sleep Apnea and PCOS for Obese Patients 60% to 70% of obese patients with diabetes if less than 5 years duration can experience complete diabetes reversal (type 2) with mini-gastric-bypass or by sleeve surgery. All obese patients undergoing weight loss surgery see significant improvement in stabilizing or managing their hypertension, diabetes, sleep apnea or polycystic ovary syndrome. Weight loss surgery primarily used to help obese people especially  with a BMI over 35 has proven to be an effective method/ tool  of reversing certain type of chronic diseases…

The Health Bank (THB) launches Diabetes Management Program on World Health Day

The Health Bank (THB) launches Diabetes Management Program on World Health Day

Dubai, United Arab Emirates,  (AETOSWire): Following a successful pilot programme earlier this year, The health bank (THB) has announced the launch of Diabetes Connected Care programme. The programme, available to all individuals in the UAE living with a Type 2 Diabetes diagnosis, supports the day-to-day management of diabetes, and related complications. Combining innovation with personalised care, the programme follows the International Diabetes Federation guidelines, using state-of-the-art technology including Continuous Glucose Monitor by Medtronic and smart glucometer by iHealth and Contour. Zarmina Jafar, THB Co-founder and Strategy Director, said: “Quite often, a…

Moorfields Eye Hospital Dubai focuses on Women’s Eye heath  for International Women's Day celebrations

Dubai, United Arab Emirates, 11 March 2021: Research indicates that women are at greater risk than men for most eye diseases and leading Opthalmologists at Moorfields Eye Hospital Dubai urge ladies to make eye health a top priority as a key message for International Women’s Day. Dr. Luisa M. Sastre, Specialist Ophthalmologist in Medical Retina and Cataract Surgery  highlights that blindness or vision impairment can disrupt quality of life, affecting the ability to work, travel, care for one’s family and since women tend to have a higher risk of eye disease than men, regular eye checkups…

Five Entities in Dubai Healthcare City Launch a Collaborative Month-Long Campaign to Intensify Awareness on Kidney Health

5 مؤسسات في مدينة دبي الطبية

The ‘Think Kidney’ campaign launched to commemorate World Kidney Day will focus on transplantation, organ donation, and improving kidney health through virtual sessions and outreach initiatives. The initiative, a collaboration between the public and private sector, will look to draw attention to encouraging preventive behavior and encourage discussion on the role of local and national health authorities in managing Chronic Kidney Disease (CKD) with a special focus on organ donation and transplantation efforts. In observation of World Kidney Day, Dubai Healthcare City (DHCC), Mohammed Bin Rashid University of Medicine and…

Advanced Medical Procedures Help Diagnose Gastrointestinal & Liver Diseases

United Arab Emirates, 24 February 2021: In our day to day lives, we experience sudden onset of stabbing pain in parts of our body, try to treat it with home remedies and when severity increases, we rush to the clinic. Many times diseases may be impacting our internal organs silently, without any symptoms, and we often get to know too late. Medical advances have enabled high-end procedures such as FibroScan, Endoscopic Ultrasonography and Capsule Endoscopy that help doctors diagnose and treat diseases faster and in a more efficient manner. Dr.…

Being overweight and a fast food diet features on top,

 in COVID-19 risk profiling study by RAK Hospital 17% people found to be at high risk and 82% at medium risk of getting infected with the virus 14thFebruary 2021, Ras Al Khaimah, UAE: A recent COVID-19 risk profiling study conducted by Arabian Wellness, RAK Hospital’s Lifestyle and Wellness Division has found that about 17% people among those studied are at high-risk and 82% at medium-risk of getting the disease due to various health conditions making them more vulnerable. The study which was conducted to assess an individuals’ risk of contracting…

Introducing AQUAPLUS: UAE’s First BPA-Free Alkaline Water

Introducing AQUAPLUS: UAE’s First BPA-Free Alkaline Water

Water is an indispensable part of every household. But did you know that most 5 gallon plastic bottles have BPA in them which could be dangerous to your health? Research shows that BPA, i.e., Bisphenol A, an industrial chemical used in making certain plastic products can seep into food and beverages. Studies link BPA to major health concerns, such as certain cancers, reduced fertility, diabetes, and birth defects. Introducing Aquaplus, the first-of-its-kind alkaline water in the UAE that is packed in a 5-gallon Bisphenol A (BPA) Free Bottle to prevent…

New Treatment Options for Diabetes Explored Through a Webinar Hosted By IFM and Worldwide Diabetes

خيارات جديدة لعلاج مرض السكري

58.4 million people in the MENA region are affected by diabetes International Family Medicine Conference & Exhibition (IFM), a specialty medical gathering dedicated to family medicine and general practitioners, has announced its partnership with the Worldwide Initiative for Diabetes Education (Worldwide Diabetes), a non-profit foundation that provides education and information for healthcare providers in a variety of formats and settings on a global scale, for a webinar targeted towards the healthcare professionals of the GCC. The webinar which will take place on the 27th of January 2021 will focus on…

Dubai Science Park Welcomes International Business Delegation to Explore Investment Opportunities

مجمّع دبي للعلوم يستقبل وفداً من المستثمرين ورجال الأعمال

More than 30 global investors visit region’s flagship science hub to explore investment deals in biotechnology, pharmaceutical, meditech, healthcare  A more than 30-strong delegation of senior business leaders and investors have visited Dubai Science Park, a science and healthcare-focused business community, to discuss innovation, business opportunities and collaboration in the UAE’s world-class medical sector. Under the glistening headquarters designed by architecture studio HDR and flanked by a world-class, environmentally-friendly laboratory complex, an elite group of international investors and corporate executives received an update on investment opportunities following years of strong…