Pakistan News

    Dr Mohan Diabetes Kukatpally Hyderabad

  • World Health Day events focus on beating diabetes

    The theme for this year’s World Health Day was ‘Beat Diabetes’, as a reminder to trigger effective actions against the disease...

    Pakistan Institute of Medical Sciences (Pims) media coordinator Dr Waseem Khawaja told Dawn that awareness about diabetes has increased with the passage of time...

  • Number of adults with diabetes has quadrupled in less than four decades, says WHO study

    LONDON: The number of adults with diabetes has quadrupled worldwide in less than four decades to 422 million, and the condition is fast becoming a major problem in poorer countries, according to a World Health Organisation study...

    In one of the largest studies to date on diabetes trends, the researchers said ageing populations and rising levels of obesity across the world meant diabetes was becoming “a defining issue for global...

  • WHO alarmed at growing diabetes incidence

    PESHAWAR: The World Health Organisation on Thursday expressed concern about the increasing number of diabetes patients and recommended preventive measures against the disease...

    The call was made by Regional Director of the WHO Eastern Mediterranean Region Dr Ala Alwan in a video message played during a World Health Day seminar on ‘beat diabetes’ here at the directorate of health...

  • Plan for diabetes prevention

    ISLAMABAD: The Ministry of National Health Services signed an agreement with a Danish pharmaceutical enterprise to develop a national action plan for diabetes prevention and control...

    Speaking on the occasion, Ms Tarar said that diabetes is a major non-communicable disease across the world, especially in Pakistan...

  • Preventing diabetes

    Diabetes is a silent killer but a diabetic patient can kill it easily, almost reversing it...

    I was diagnosed with type II diabetes last April although I experienced no signs of it...

  • Ramazan guidelines for Muslims with diabetes unveiled

    KARACHI: The International Diabetes Federation (IDF) and Diabetes and Ramadan (DaR) have unveiled elaborate guidelines for the 148 million Muslims with diabetes worldwide, most of whom fast during Ramazan and generally face hardships due to lack of awareness about how to manage their illness with successful fasting...

    During several scientific sessions and interactions with the media, the organisers said such guidelines were long...

  • Diabetes in pregnancy poses serious health risks to mother, baby: expert

    Karachi: Being overweight or obese, marrying at an advanced age, and having a family history of diabetes are some of the major factors that make women vulnerable to diabetes during pregnancy, a condition carrying serious health risks for both the mother and foetus...

    Its incidence especially among Asian and African women is increasing, said Stockholm-based medical specialist Dr Carina Ursing, who delivered a lecture on gestational...

  • ‘50pc diabetics are unaware they have diabetes’

    ISLAMABAD: Even though World Diabetes Day is marked annually on Nov 14 across the country to raise awareness of the disease, 50pc of diabetics visit hospitals with various complaints unaware that they are suffering from the disease...

    This was said by Pakistan Institute of Medical Sciences (Pims) media coordinator Dr Waseem Khawaja, who told Dawn that diabetes is a major lifestyle disorder and the number of people suffering from it is...

  • Experts call for early diagnosis of diabetes

    ISLAMABAD: Medical experts on Monday stressed the need for early diagnosis of Type II diabetes and treatment to reduce the risk of developing serious complications...

    Addressing a seminar on World Diabetes Day at Shifa International Hospital they observed healthier lifestyles could prevent 70pc of Type II diabetes cases...

  • Call for introducing diabetes vaccine in Pakistan

    LAHORE: Professor of medicine at the King Edward Medical University, Dr Irshad Hussain, has called for introduction of vaccine in Pakistan to prevent diabetes since the prevalence of the disease has almost doubled in adults/children...

    “Pakistan is facing a potential threat of diabetes outbreak, particularly in adults due to unhealthy lifestyle,” Prof Irshad told Dawn...

  • Study says there are five types of diabetes

    PARIS: Scientists on Friday unveiled a revised classification for diabetes, one they said could lead to better treatments and help doctors more accurately predict life-threatening complications from the disease...

    There are five distinct types of diabetes that can occur in adulthood, rather than the two currently recognised, they reported in The Lancet Diabetes & Endocrinology, a leading medical journal...

  • 50pc of population is obese, prone to diabetes: survey

    LAHORE: A scientific survey has revealed alarming figures with 50 per cent of country’s population found to be obese -- a major cause of diabetes...

    This real time research survey provides the most reliable data on prevalence of obesity in Pakistan and should serve as a call for action, for it leaves country’s half of population vulnerable to diabetes, said Prof Dr AH Amir from Hayatabad Medical Complex, Peshawar, while quoting...

  • Denmark to help Punjab cope with diabetes

    LAHORE: Denmark will join hands with the Punjab government in the initiatives to create awareness about diabetes and its cure...

    The minister informed the Danish diplomats that diabetes, being a silent killer and dangerous disorder, has been affecting 16...

  • Pakistan among top 10 countries in prevalence of diabetes

    KARACHI: Pakistan is now among the top 10 countries in the world for absolute increase in diabetes prevalence, according to a report issued by an international health body on Wednesday...

    On World Diabetes Day, marked around the globe today (Nov 14), the International Diabetes Federation (IDF) released new figures highlighting the alarming growth in the prevalence of diabetes around the world...

  • More
Back to top