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Non-HDL cholesterol high in Asia

Cholesterol levels dropping in Western nations – but rising in Asia. Data contributed by DDI's Dr Monira Alarouj and Dr Abdullah Alkandari.

COVID-19 in Kuwait

Is COVID-19 different in Kuwait than other countries? How? This is explained by Prof Fahd Al-Mulla and his team in a recently published study.

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DDI joined the global Non-Communi...

Circulating cholesterol in individuals worldwide has remained constant overall since 1980 but has risen in populations from low and middleincome countries while decreasing in populations...

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DDI joined the global COVID Human ...

Dr. Fahd Al-Mulla recently joined CGGE collaboration which aims to discover causative genetic variations underlying resistance to viral infection or predisposition to severe disease...

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COVID19: N720D an ACE2 variant

The rate of infection and mortality of SARS-CoV-2 varies based on the geographical spread of the virus as a consequence...

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DDI joins COVIDIAB

Recent evidence emerges showing that COVID-19 may cause diabetes in patients with no previous history of diabetes. It has been well-established in the early months of the COVID-19 pandemic...

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DDI Awarded 1st Patent

Dasman Diabetes institute is registered for its first international patent right for the recent innovation titled “Method for Preventing progression to Metabolic Syndrome” from United States of America...

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MATURITY-ONSET DIABETES OF THE YOUNG (MODY): A TIME TO ACT

Gulf countries have one of the highest prevalence of diabetes worldwide. According to the International Diabetes...

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Metabolic disorders in Kuwait – are our Ancestral genes to Blame?

Explore the most recent advances in the world of diabetes and related complications published in...

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Spratt-dawley Rat Models For Diet-induced Obesity Leading To...

By performing an epidemiology study using cross-sectional data from Kuwait Health Network...

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It is in our genes!

DDI's researchers discovered 53 gene variations that can help identify the risk of diabetes and other metabolic diseases in the Kuwaiti population.

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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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