Abu Dhabi to host the 3rd International Annual Diabetes Conference on November 18

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Dr Mohamad Al Khatib
Dr Mohamad Al Khatib

Abu Dhabi – UAE: HealthPlus Diabetes & Endocrinology Center in Abu Dhabi organizes the 3rd International Annual Diabetes Meeting for Primary Care on November 18, 2016 at Dusit Thani Hotel in Abu Dhabi. Under the theme, Innovation and New Technologies in Diabetes, the conference will attract over 200 attendants from the medical field from the region.

International and local speakers at the one-day conference will discuss the latest global trends in the diagnosis and treatment of diabetes and ways to prevent its complications as well as the latest scientific studies and a number of case studies in dealing with complex cases for patients with diabetes.

Majd Abu Zant, CEO of HealthPlus Network of Specialty Centers in Abu Dhabi, said, “UEMedical group though its different healthcare facilities is keen to hold this medical conference about diabetes every year providing continuous medical education to the medical community, and keeping them informed on the latest developments in the diagnosis and treatment of diabetes and to help transfer global expertise of the latest treatments used for diabetes management to the region. Alongside the scientific conference, an exhibition will be held showcasing the latest technologies and innovations in the field of diabetes.”

From his side, Dr. Mohammed Al-Khatib, Consultant Endocrinology and Diabetes at HealthPlus Diabetes & Endocrinology Center and the Chairman of the conference stated, “the main session at the conference will be delivered by Professor Siegmund Thorsten from University of Munich in Germany about the new treatment options and the new generation of medications including injections or oral medications in treating patients with diabetes.”

He added that experts and specialists in the treatment of diabetes from Sheikh Khalifa Medical City, Al Mafraq Hospital, the Ambulatory Healthcare Services – SEHA as well as HealthPlus Diabetes & Endocrinology Center and other healthcare providers will speak at the conference and participate in case studies discussions.

He said, “One of the sessions will be dedicated to review and discuss the most complex cases that suffer from diabetes and how physicians managed the cases in controlling blood sugar levels to be close to normal levels.”

Speakers will discuss sleep apnea in patients with diabetes type 2, as well as the relation between diabetes and erectile dysfunction, and the psychological impact of diabetes. The conference is accredited for 6.5 hours of CME hours by the Health Authority Abu Dhabi.

About HealthPlus:

HealthPlus is part of United Eastern Medical Services L.L.C (UEMedical), a leading privately owned Healthcare Development & Investment Company in Abu Dhabi. HealthPlus is a network of specialized outpatient centers in the Emirate of Abu Dhabi that offer premium healthcare services combined with the latest innovative technologies in the sector. Staffed by highly-qualified, skilled international doctors and nurses, the HealthPlus specialty centers provide highly sub-specialty healthcare in a range of fields focused on the diagnosis, treatment and management of issues prevalent in the region. Strategically located around the emirate of Abu Dhabi, Healthplus Network of Specialty Centers delivers boutique high end medical services to the Abu Dhabi Community. The HealthPlus network comprises of four highly specialized centers and a premium family health clinic:

  • The HealthPlus Women’s Center offering a comprehensive range of services dedicated to women’s health and well-being.
  • The HealthPlus Fertility Center, one of the first fertility centers in the UAE, featuring ground-breaking technology and offering a holistic approach to fertility from counselling to diagnosis and treatment.
  • The HealthPlus Diabetes & Endocrinology Center established in partnership with renowned German diabetes center, Diabetes Zentrum Mergentheim (DZM), offering a complete range of services for diabetics and their families
  • The HealthPlus Children’s Specialty Center, the Capital’s first outpatient facility delivering integrated, multi-specialty pediatric care in a nurturing and child-centric environment.
  • The HealthPlus Family Center providing healthcare and dental solutions for the entire family.

About United Eastern Medical Services (UEMedical):

United Eastern Medical Services (UEMedical) is the leading privately owned Healthcare Development & Investment Company in Abu Dhabi. Since its inception in 2005, UEMS has continuously raised the standards of medical services in the Emirate with its world-class specialty hospitals and outpatient facilities. By partnering with a number of internationally renowned healthcare providers, UEMedical excels in delivering patient-centric healthcare solutions. Our integrated healthcare network includes our flagship Danat Al Emarat Hospital for Women and Children, 6 specialist HealthPlus clinics and the Moorefield’s Abu Dhabi Eye Hospital. Our vision is coming together to leverage the combined talent and resources of a world class hospital, and a network of specialty clinics to create an integrated healthcare delivery system across Abu Dhabi and the UAE.