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Posted On: 17 February 2020 09:50 am
Updated On: 12 November 2020 02:06 pm

HMC organizes 4th Qatar Diabetes, Endocrinology and Metabolic Conference

Sumaica Asad
Sumaica Asad
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The Fourth Qatar Diabetes, Endocrinology and Metabolic Conference (QDEM-4) discussed the latest developments in specialized research in this area and the development of technological methods used in treating these diseases, in addition to the achievements of the State of Qatar in this field.

More than 800 healthcare professionals from Qatar and abroad participated in the conference organized by the Hamad Medical Corporation (HMC), where the focus was on exchanging experiences and expertise in the field of diabetes treatment and prevention in addition to endocrine diseases and metabolism.

The Director of Qatar Metabolic Institute and Chairman of Medicine Department at the Hamad Medical Corporation Professor Abdul Badi Abou Samra, said that the conference served as a platform that brought together many doctors and academic researchers to discuss strategies and methodologies for treating and preventing diabetes and highlighting the work done in Qatar in terms of treating endocrine diseases and diabetes.

For his part, the Senior Consultant and Head of HMC's Endocrinology and Diabetes Division and Chair of the Conference's Organizing Committee Dr. Mahmoud Zirie, said that the event provided an opportunity to show what has been achieved and what are being achieved in the State of Qatar in order to improve and develop health care services with the needs the society.

He pointed out that the amount of knowledge in the field of diabetes and endocrine glands is increasing day by day, and therefore this conference is an important medical event that attracts many local, regional and international pioneering experts with long experience in the field of endocrine diseases in order to showcase the achievements made by the State of Qatar in the field of diabetes management and its complications and efforts made to prevent and reduce its effects.

Source: QNA