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DDI visits the Council of Ministers General Secretariat

Dasman Diabetes Institute’s participation for an Awareness Day at the Council of Ministers General Secretariat.

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New Diabetes Lecture at DDI

Dasman Diabetes Institute held a scientific lecture on the Role of CBT in Obesity Management delivered by Dr. David Macklin.

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DDI participates at the Arab Fund

DDI participated in an Awareness Day at the Arab Fund for Economic and Social Development. 

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DDI participates at the National Centre for Education Development

DDI participates in an Awareness Day at the National Centre for Education Development.

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The Indian Community School in Kuwait visits DDI

Students of The Indian Community School in Kuwait recently visited Dasman Diabetes Institute. They toured the Research Laboratories and discovered the latest up

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DDI participates at College of Life Sciences' Event

DDI participates at an awareness event at College of Life Sciences, Sabah Al Salem University City (Al Shadadiya) by presenting an informative lecture on how to

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DDI visits Munira Al Ayyar Polyclinic in Kaifan

DDI’ participated in an Awareness Day at Munera Al Ayar polyclinic Kaifan.

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Dr. Ebaa Al Ozairi Presents at the AACE Conference

Dr. Ebaa Al Ozairi, Chief Medical Officer, Dr. Asma Alturkait, and Alia Baqer from Dasman Diabetes Institute participated at the American Association of Consult

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KUNA - DDI's World Diabetes Open Day

The Director General of Dasman Diabetes Institute, Dr. Qais Al-Duwairi, stressed the importance of shedding light on diabetes and delivering a clear awareness m

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DDI's World Diabetes Open Day

Dasman Diabetes Institute (DDI), founded by Kuwait Foundation for the Advancement of Sciences (KFAS), held their annual informative event to commemorate World D

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DDI at Al Nibras Model School

The medical team from Dasman Diabetes Institute presented an awareness lecture at Al Nibras Model School for people with special needs.

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DG meets with H.E. Melissa Kelly Ambassador-designate of the Australian Embassy

Dr. Qais Al Duwairi, Director General of Dasman Diabetes Institute met today with H.E. Melissa Kelly Ambassador-designate of the Australian Embassy to Kuwait. T

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COO meets with French Embassy Delegates

Dr. Faisal Al-Refaei, Chief Executive Officer at DDI met today with a delegate from the French Embassy including Dr. Pierre Houpikian, Counselor for Global Heal

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DDI concludes Diabetic Retinopathy Workshop

Dasman Diabetes Institute concluded the two-day Diabetic Retinopathy Workshop for medical professionals. This workshop highlighted the pathogens and signs of di

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KUNA - Scientific team at DDI paves the way genetically for polycystic kidney disease

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Carmel School visits DDI

Students from Carmel School in Kuwait visited DDI. They toured the research laboratories and discovered the latest updates on siabetes management.

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DDI participates in the Civil Aviation's Health Fair

Dasman Diabetes Institute’s participates in the health fair at the Directorate General of Civil Aviation. The PR and Medical teams were there to spread di

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News Scientific Lecture by Dr. Jibin Chi

DDI held a scientific lecture delivered by guest speaker Dr. Jibin Chi on the latest in Diabetes Management.

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GeoHealth Lab Completes Data Collection

DDI’s GeoHealth completes data collection at Al Adailiyah Co-op for the DasmanSwitch App.

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Prof. Fahd AlMulla: one of the top most-cited scientists in the World

Stanford University recently published an updated list of the top 2% most-cited scientists from different scientific fields. Prof. Fahd AlMulla, Chief Scien

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DDI visits Canadian Bilingual School

DDI’s takes part in the health and wellness fair day at the Canadian Bilingual School today.

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DDI visits the State Audit Bureau

Dasman Diabetes Institute participated in the State Audit Bureau’s health fair.

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New lecture at DDI

Dasman Diabetes Institute held a special lecture delivered by Dr. Mohammed Al-Onaizi on Elucidating Mechanisms Underlying Cognitive Dysfunction in Type 2 Diabet

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DDI participates the International Day of the Girl

Dasman Diabetes Institute’s participation at Kuwait Girl Guides Association (KGGA) in commemoration of the International Day of the Girl.

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DDI scientist participates in STS forum

Dr. Sulaiman Marafie, Post Doctoral Fellow in the Biochemistry and Molecular Biology Unit at DDI, was among 3 other Kuwaiti scientists that attended the Science

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KADEM presentation at DDI

Dasman Diabetes Institute recently held a public engagement event on Kuwait Adult Diabetes Epidemological Multidisciplinary (KADEM), the first longitudinal stud

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'Diabetes Care and Its Complications' by the Education Unit

Dasman Diabetes Institute held a training course for high school graduates focusing on Diabetes Care and its complications under the supervision of Dr. Dherar A

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KICKOFF Training Course at DDI

Dasman Diabetes Institute’s Pediatric Unit held a training course ‘KICKOFF’ for children with type 1 diabetes, providing them with all the ins

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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. The

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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 lit in blue for World Diabetes Day!

DDI lit in blue for World Diabetes Day!

Dasman Diabetes Institute 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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Al Hamra Tower lit in blue for World Diabetes Day for a Second Year!

Al Hamra Tower lit in blue for World Diabetes Day for a Second Year!

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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Dr. Qais Al Duwairi's interview with Al Anbaa Newspaper

Dr. Qais Al Duwairi's interview with Al Anbaa Newspaper

The Director General confirmed the Institute's continuous efforts to reduce the increasing incidence of diabetes and address its risk factors.

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Prof. Fahd AlMulla: one of the top most-cited scientists in the World

Prof. Fahd AlMulla: one of the top most-cited scientists in the World

Stanford University recently published an updated list of the top 2% most-cited scientists from different scientific fields. Prof. Fahd AlMulla, Chief Scientific Officer at DDI, has been reported to be among the top 2% most-cited scientists.

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Meet the Scientist - Dr. Sulaiman Marafie

DR. SULAIMAN MARAFIE's research focuses on establishing novel players in the mTOR and insulin signaling pathways, two main drivers of insulin resistance and diabetes, under lipotoxic conditions using pancreatic β-cell line models.

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New Immunophenotypic Profiling helps identify Type 2 Diabetes (T2D) patients at risk of severe COVID-19

The Biochemistry & Molecular Biology Department at DDI published an article that investigated the effects of increased toxicity caused by palmitic acid (PA) on insulin regulation.

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DDI received the International Scientific Advisory Board Report

ISAB members commented that: “DDI continues to grow and develop toward becoming a world-class institution. While there are many areas that will benefit from continued advice and guidance.”

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