DDI

Dasman Diabetes Institute (DDI) was established under the patronage of His Highness Sheikh Jaber Al Ahmed Al Sabah, the late Amir of the State of Kuwait, and the Kuwait Foundation for the Advancement of Sciences (KFAS) to combat the prevalence of diabetes in Kuwait. Since its inauguration in 2006 by His Highness Sheikh Sabah Al Ahmed Al Sabah (the current Amir of the State of Kuwait), the Institute has strived to address the diabetes epidemic in Kuwait through focused diabetes research, integrated prevention, training and education.
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Diabetes, is it in your genes?

Diabetes, is it in your genes?

Why are obesity, diabetes and other metabolic disorders common in Kuwaitis? Are diet and lifestyle choices the main cause?

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Our Latest Publications

Here you can find our latest publications and novel discoveries. We strive to create a knowledge-sharing platform where we explain explain and highlight the basic sciences, novel discoveries, clinical trials and point-of-care testing that will better serve the community.

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Would you like to book a venue for your next meeting, seminar, or workshop?

DDI has a variety of different venues you can use for your next event. Click on the link below to see what spaces we have available for booking.

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Latest News

DDI and ‘الكويت قدها’ volunteers deliver medication

Dr Hilal AlSayer, Chairmen of the Board of Trustees, and Dr Qais Al Duwairi join DDI’s pharmacy team…

Apr 22, 2020
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DDI and ‘الكويت قدها' volunteers deliver medication

KFSD deliver medication to DDI Patients

The Kuwait Fire Service Directorate (KFSD) visited DDI to assist in delivering medication to DDI patients.

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KFSD deliver medication to DDI Patients

Volunteers deliver medication to DDI patients

With the guidance and support of DDI’s pharmacists, a Kuwaiti team of volunteers…

Mar 19, 2020
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Volunteers deliver medication to DDI patients

World Obesity Day

March 4th is the World Obesity Day, and at DDI, we are fully supportive of tackling this epidemic by sharing our “O” for obesity.

Mar 03, 2020
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World Obesity Day 2020

DDI’s GeoHealth completes data collection at Aadiliyah Co-op

The Geohealth Lab at the Dasman Diabetes Institute in collaboration with the George Institute of Global Health…

Feb 21, 2020
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DDI’s GeoHealth

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Gulf Road intersecting
JassimAlBahar St. Sharq, Block 3, P.O. Box 1180 Dasman
15462 Kuwait