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Aster Clinic wins ‘The Best Medical Clinic of the Year’

December 29, 2016

Aster Clinic has been named the Best Medical Clinic of the year 2016 at the annual Mother, Baby and Child 2016 Awards. Aster Clinic won this prestigious award for their attentive efforts in refining patient care in the region.


Aster DM Healthcare commemorates 30 years

December 12, 2016

We started our journey of providing Quality Healthcare at an affordable cost on the 11th December 1987. Embarking on the "Caring Mission with Global Vision” with a single doctor clinic 30 years back, we now have over 18,000 Asterians delivering care in 9 countries through our 300 establishments.


The truth about sugar

November 27, 2016

Can having that extra doughnut give you diabetes? Is there a difference between good sugar and bad sugar? And should you even be eating good sugar if you're diabetic? This week, we answer some questions and bust some myths - so you can control your cravings in peace

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Increasing Number of Patients with GERD being detected, say experts from Aster Hospital and Clinic

November 23, 2016

Local experts urge early detection of GERD symptoms – a chronic digestive disease, and encourage seeking appropriate medical attention to improve quality of life
On the occasion of Gastroesophageal Reflux Disease (GERD) Awareness Week, Aster Hospital and Clinic initiates a nationwide programme to increase awareness of symptoms and treatment in order to alleviate discomfort for people suffering from the disease.

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It’s never too late to prevent diabetes

November 14, 2016

Did you know that as per the Dubai Health Authority (DHA), almost 20 percent of the UAE population is diabetic and another 20 percent is pre-diabetic? Today on the World Diabetes Day, Khaleej Times looks at different aspects of the condition. The globally increasing pattern of unhealthy diet and sedentary lifestyle has led to the rise in obesity, further driving the prevalence of diabetes. "Diabetes is a silent killer and the condition will only worsen if it is not controlled, because diabetes rates are on the rise in this region now, given the lifestyle choices of people in the UAE, said Dr. Maneesha Pandey, specialist endocrinologist, Aster Jubilee Medical Centre, Dubai.

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