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DDI organizes the Annual Student Research Posters Day

DDI concluded this year’s summer training program, a program organized annually by the Institute for students of medical specialties in its various fields. Th ...

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DDI at College of Public Health

DDI participated in the College of Public Health at the Health Sciences Center, Kuwait University. ...

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DDI honors the DAFNE participants

DDI held an event honoring the participants in the DAFNE program for their invaluable contribution to research. The project title ‘Effects of remote exerc ...

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DDI starts the Summer Internship Program 2022

DDI welcomed its interns today to start their Internship Program to learn more about scientific/medical techniques, latest research advancements, and scientific ...

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H. E. the Ambassador of the Netherlands trains at CSC

The Clinical Skills Center (CSC) in DDI held a training course in First Aid and CPR today for the staff of the Embassy of the Netherlands which was also attende ...

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DDI holds awareness event at Ahmed AlAdwani School

DDI held an awareness event about diabetes and its complications for students and faculty at Ahmed Al-Adwani School for Boys in Adailiya, Kuwait. Our specialize ...

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DDI welcomes Kuwait Reggio Center kids

Dasman Diabetes Institute hosted a group of preschool students from Kuwait Reggio Center along with their parents for a field trip where Sheikha Bibi Salem Al-S ...

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The Canadian Ambassador to Kuwait Visits DDI

Her Excellency the Canadian Ambassador to Kuwait, Mrs. Aliya Mawani, paid a field visit to Dasman Diabetes Institute. H. E. was met by Dr. Qais Saleh Al-Duwairi ...

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Gulf Bank employees train DDI's CSC

Clinical Skills Center (CSC) at Dasman Diabetes Institute presented a first aid and CPR course to a group of Gulf Bank employees in Kuwait. ...

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KU Students visit DDI

Students from the College of Public Health, Kuwait University, visited DDI to get a closer look at the role of public health in medical institutions. ...

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DDI participates at Sabah Al Salem Specialized Center

DDI’s team participated in the health awareness campaign held at the Sabah Al Salem Specialized Center. This event was titled ‘Diabetes and Fasting ...

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Diabetic Retinopathy Course at DDI

DDI held a two-day workshop titled ‘Diabetic Retinopathy’ for a group of ophthalmologists from the Ministry of Health. ...

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DDI Holds a Prevention and Management of Diabetic Foot Complications Course

Dasman Diabetes Institute (DDI) held its specialized three-day course on the Prevention and Management of Diabetic Foot Complications, in collaboration with the ...

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New Scientific Lecture at DDI

DDI’s Research Sector held a scientific lecture titled ‘Zebrafish as a Developmental Model Organism for Human Disease’ on Thursday March 17, 2 ...

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Dr. Stuart Gray presents at DDI

Dr. Stuart Gray, Institute of Cardiovascular and Medical Studies, University of Glasgow, presented a lecture to DDI staff titled ‘What’s News in Lif ...

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DDI participates in KU Research Conference

Dasman Diabetes Institute participated in the first conference for scientific research organized by Kuwait University’s Research Sector, held under the pa ...

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DDI participates in Expo Dubai 2020

DDI participates in Expo Dubai 2020

DDI participates in the State of Kuwait’s pavilion at Expo Dubai 2020 for Health & Wellness Week.

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Al Hamra Tower lit in blue for World Diabetes Day!

Al Hamra Tower lit in blue for World Diabetes Day!

Al Hamra Tower is lit up in blue on the occasion of World Diabetes Day, which falls on the 14th of November. Dasman Diabetes Institute held its annual event in Al Hamra Tower today on this occasion.

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DDI wins Prestigious Award

DDI wins Prestigious Award

DDI wins the Sheikh Hamdan Award for the Best Medical College, Institute or Center in the Arab World

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DDI researchers delivered two oral presentations and 12 abstracts in the ADA 82nd scientific sessions

DDI research departments have contributed immensely this year by presenting the research conducted in Kuwait at one of the most recognized diabetes conferences in the world: the American Diabetes Association 82nd Scientific Sessions.

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DDI announces the establishment of a new research department: Bioenergetics

This new department is led by Dr. Fawaz Alzaid. In this segment, we highlight the future plan for the Bioenergetics Department at DDI. Energy imbalance affects the body’s metabolism in various ways, from causing weight gain to altering cellular and...

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New Immunophenotypic Profiling helps identifying T2D patients at risk of severe COVID-19

This study was a collaboration between Sorbonne Université and the Public Hospitals of Paris (Assistance Publique – Hôpitaux de Paris, AP-HP). It investigated the characteristics of immune cells in hospitalized patients, with or without type-2 diabetes T2D.

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