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.Read More >>
Although our bodies are designed to be regularly active, many of us disregard the fact. We all like to stay fit, look good and feel energetic, for which the body needs some sort of a movement and physical activity. Although our bodies are designed to be regularly active, many of us disregard the fact and complain of being chained to our desk jobs.Read More >>
Aster DM Healthcare’s Nazar makes history at the Cannes Lions, being the first campaign in the UAE to win a Gold and Silver Lions in the Healthcare category. A powerful representation of the susceptibility to eye disease in the blue-collar community, Nazar brought light to an important issue in the region and used innovative tools to create a solution by offering hundreds of free toolkits, eye-checkups and glasses to blue-collar workers.
During the inauguration of the Aster IVF & Women Clinic - a speciality clinic launched by Aster DM Healthcare - a study was unveiled revealing that fertility treatments in the UAE need to become easily accessible and affordable to tackle the growing infertility numbers among couples.
As a tribute to the “Spirit of the Union”, Aster DM Healthcare, opens today seven Aster Medical Centres. The opening ceremony was led by Dr. Azad Moopen, Chairman and Managing Director of Aster DM Healthcare and Her Excellency Maryam Mohammed Khalfan Al Roumi, Minister of Social Affairs for the UAE.Read More >>