UAE | Health

Diabetes Centre to cater to more patients

Chief of International Diabetes Federation visits Diabetes Centre

  • Staff Report
  • Published: 13:18 October 20, 2012
  • Gulf News

Dubai: The newly opened state-of-the-art Dubai Diabetes Centre under the Dubai Health Authority (DHA) will provide the most comprehensive care for diabetic children and adults. On a visit to the facility, high level medical delegates including professor Jean Claude Mbanya, president of the International Diabetes Federation (IDF), said that the increased capacity – 8,000sq feet, will reach out to a larger number of diabetic patients.

The Centre has paediatric endocrinology services as well as a gymnasium, pharmacy and kids play-area. It will also enhance the capacity for retinal imaging and podiatry facility, both of which are critical for early diagnosis of complications in diabetes.

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