New Tech Helps People with Diabetes Monitor Their Glucose Levels During Ramadan

Abbott’s FreeStyle Libre system offers alternative for regular glucose monitoring, helping to reduce risks associated with variations in glucose levels during the fasting period Thousands of people living with diabetes will be able to monitor their glucose levels while fasting during the Holy Month of Ramadan. According to the International Diabetes Federation and the DAR …

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Do You Need a Helping Hand?

Over the last three weeks, residents of Abu Dhabi have come together in an unprecedented way to offer financial and in-kind contributions to help ease the effects of the current health and economic situation. Now, the search will begin for the most deserving beneficiaries to ensure this money is used to help the members of the community most in need.

Those in need of relief are being asked to inform the Authority of Social Contribution – Ma’an about their requirements through a special helpline (800-3088) or its specially created microsite (togetherwearegood.ae).

Moorfields Eye Hospital Dubai Introduces Virtual Consultations

In line with the recently announced, ‘Stay Home’ campaign by the UAE, Moorfields Eye Hospital Dubai (MEHD) has introduced the additional appointment option of virtual consultation appointments for both new and existing patients, to complement their current face to face appointment offering. Launching on the 4th of April, Moorfields Eye Hospital Dubai’s world class team …

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6 Simple Tips From Fitness First to Manage Your Stress During Stress Awareness Month

Not only can stress have a profound effect on your psychological wellbeing but it can also compromise your physical health. The first step to managing stress is to recognise its effects on your thoughts, feelings and behavior.   Chronic stress, especially when left unaddressed can trigger mental health disorders such as anxiety and depression. At the same time, stress can also alter the …

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The Role of Healthcare Technology in Fighting Diabetes

Dubai Science Park (DSP), a science and healthcare-focused business community, hosted the 10th edition of its Advance Health forum to highlight how technology is transforming diabetes treatment and prevention in the UAE. The relentless rise of disruptive technology is transforming healthcare systems around world and the role of health-tech in diabetes diagnosis continues to surge in proportion to this growth.

Intervene If Your Child is Bullied

Dr. Tatiana Falcone, Child psychiatrist from Cleveland Clinic Children’s gives advice on immediate steps parents should take to mitigate the serious long-term risks posed by chronic bullying. An established body of research has linked bullying to teen suicides, but a newer study suggests the effects of chronic bullying in childhood can affect victims into their …

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52 Ways to Say You’re Angry

Jonice Webb, Ph.D. is a licensed psychologist who is recognized worldwide for her groundbreaking work in defining, describing, and calling attention to Childhood Emotional Neglect (CEN). She writes, speaks, and trains therapists on the topic, and is the bestselling author of two books, Running On Empty: Overcome Your Childhood Emotional Neglect and Running On Empty No More: Transform …

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More Mental Health Specialists Needed to Respond to Growing Demand for Services

More mental health specialists needed to respond to the growing demand for services, Experts at Advance Health Forum State YouGov: Most UAE residents would seek professional help if they or someone they knew was suffering from mental health problems Dubai Science Park MD: “The more we discuss mental health, the more successful we will be in tackling this challenge at an …

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