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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To address the diabetes epidemic in Kuwait through focused diabetes research, integrated prevention, training and education.
To be the leading diabetes institute in the MENA region and to be recognized internationally.
Transparency, Integrity, Innovation, Excellence, Empowerment, Dedication.
Our Research Sector represents the backbone that supports the Institute’s disease-targeted research.Read more
Our Medical Sector is the fuel that drives the Institute’s initiatives: research, training, education and health promotion.Read more
Our Operations Sector builds and maintains the foundations of the Institute, thereby transforming philosophies to measurable outcomes.Read more
DDI is made up of three Sectors: Research, Medical and Operations. Our Sectors allow us to successfully translate our research from bench to bedside. By creating a knowledge-sharing platform across the Institute, we can apply basic sciences and novel discoveries to clinical trials and point-of-care testing that will better serve the community.
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DDI’s education team visit AlNowair Kindergarten
DDI’s education team and nursing staff visited AlNowair Kindergarten January 8, 2020 to promote diabetes awareness...
DDI starts Kuwait Obesity Academy
DDI holds the first scope certified course in Kuwait titled ‘Kuwait Obesity Academy.’ This intensive course was held at DDI on...
DDI hosts Scientific Lecture
DDI hosted Dr. Waddah Al Refaie, Surgeon and Regional Chair for Tumor and Cancer, George Town Center, USA, who presented...
DDI’s GeoHealth Lab Inauguration
DDI’s Geohealth lab was inaugurated by H. E. Jonathan Gilbert, the Ambassador of Australia to Kuwait and Dr. Qais AlDuwairi...
DDI Hosts Scientific Lectures
Prof. Eamon Gaffney, University of Oxford and Prof. Stuart Egginton, University of Leeds presented lectures at DDI titled...
DDI hosts Scientific Lecture
DDI hosted Prof. Farid Saad, Consultant, Medical Affairs, Bayer AG, who presented a lecture titled “Testosterone Therapy...
DDI participated in the IDF World Diabetes Congress
Dasman Diabetes Institute participated in the IDF World Diabetes Congress held in South Korea.