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Our Mission :To provide for people with diabetes and their families specialist medical care and supervision, information and education, support and empowerment to allow a full, active and healthy life with the knowledge to enable efficient self-management and control of the disease.

Our Standards of Care:Care is provided according to the standards recommended by international bodies. (American Diabetes Association; Diabetes UK; International Society for Paediatric and Adolescent Diabetes).

Available services: At the American Hospital Dubai we have established a multidisciplinary expert team to staff our Diabetes Centre of Excellence. This Centre is mainly concerned for you. Through the centre you can access care for your diabetes in terms of state of the art expert advice on :

Clinical care and treatment options
Different Insulins
Blood Glucose testing
Different devices
Diabetes education
Dietary advice and healthy eating
Monitoring of Diabetes control
Examination for complications
Choices of management
Exercise and healthy lifestyle
Weight control
Screening for Diabetes in at risk people
Pre-pregnancy counseling
Ante-Natal Diabetes care
News of advances in care and treatment
Support Groups

The Diabetes Centre of Excellence offers a one stop shop for all your Diabetes needs for all ages:

Specialist Children's Diabetes Clinic
Adults Type 1 and 2 Diabetes clinic
Elderly Type 2 Diabetes clinic
Diabetes in pregnancy clinic

Diabetes mellitus, often simply referred to as diabetes, is a group of metabolic diseases in which a person has high blood sugar, either because the body does not produce enough insulin, or because cells do not respond to the insulin that is produced.[2] This high blood sugar produces the classical symptoms of polyuria (frequent urination), polydipsia (increased thirst) and polyphagia (increased hunger).

Management of Diabetes Mellitus:

Proper treatment of diabetes prevents acute as well as chronic complications. The treatment depends on the following:

Lifestyle interventions.
Maintain a healthy body weight.
Exercise.
Proper medications based on the team approached, consist of Diabetalogist, Certified Diabetic Educators, Dietitians, Optometrists and chiropodists.