Posts from 2016-11-14

The UAE Ministry of Health and the Emirates Diabetes Society reveal ‘Circle of Care’

The UAE Ministry of Health and Prevention and the Emirates Diabetes Society in partnership with AstraZeneca, reveal diabetes education & support programme aimed at diabetic patients under -Circle of Care-

The UAE Ministry of Health and Prevention in partnership with the Emirates Diabetes Society, and within the framework of the new MoU signed by the Ministry with AstraZeneca Gulf, has launched Circle of Care, an education and support programme aimed to improve the well-being of people in the UAE living with or at risk of developing type 2 diabetes. The programme seeks to address the findings from a recent local diabetes report, undertaken by Project HOPE, a global health education and humanitarian assistance organization, beginning with a focus on Emirati diabetic patients.

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Publication in Journal of Diabetes about a Study of the predictions of type 2 diabetes and an elevated proinsulin level

Elevated Intact Proinsulin Levels During an Oral Glucose Challenge Indicate Progressive Beta-Cell Dysfunction and May Be Predictive for Development of Type 2 Diabetes

Elevated 2-hour intact proinsulin levels during OGTT were predictive for later type 2 diabetes development. Further studies need to confirm our findings in larger populations.

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