Egypt acquires 4.5K devices enabling 30-second screening for kidney disease

Tue, 08 Feb 2022 - 11:34 GMT

Citizens suffering from diabetes and/or hypertension are urged to hit the nearest healthcare unit to have a free check-up.

November 14 marks World Diabetes Day

Sun, 14 Nov 2021 - 02:19 GMT

The theme for World Diabetes Day 2021-2023 is “Access to Diabetes Care”.

1M diabetic people in Egypt at risk of amputation given hope by Sound Foot initiative

Mon, 04 Oct 2021 - 12:47 GMT

A total of L.E. 15 million have been allocated to support “Sound Foot” initiative to reduce the risks of diabetes, according to a Monday statement by the Ministry of Solidarity.

Memory of the day: 1st successful attempt to treat diabetics with insulin

Mon, 11 Jan 2021 - 01:57 GMT

On January 11, many important events occurred that changed the world map, the most prominent of which was the success of the first trial to treat diabetes with insulin.

10 million Egyptians examined under initiative to detect chronic diseases: Health min.

Wed, 14 Oct 2020 - 06:57 GMT

The ministry said it has provided treatment to 1,385,199 citizens free of charge, including 388,170 cases suffering from hypertension and 419,000 cases suffering from diabetes.

10 eating habits to avoid for safe fasting for diabetics

Mon, 06 May 2019 - 01:02 GMT

As Ramadan begins, diabetes patients who insist on fasting are advised to follow general dietary guidelines to stay health and avoid high blood sugar levels.

Egyptian made insulin to be exported to 11 countries

Wed, 10 Apr 2019 - 04:23 GMT

The Ministry of Health and Population revealed on Tuesday closing exportation deals of Egyptian made insulin with 11 countries.

Results breakdown of ‘100 Million Healthy Lives’

Sat, 16 Feb 2019 - 02:02 GMT

The campaign aims at screening citizens above the age of 18 to determine the prevalence of Hepatitis C, obesity, and chronic diseases like diabetes and hypertension.

President Sisi urges obesity, birth rate reduction

Sat, 15 Dec 2018 - 01:35 GMT

The treatment of around 360,000 patients on waiting lists over three years costs LE18 billion.

Screening reveals 732, 732 hepatitis C patients in Egypt

Sat, 15 Dec 2018 - 01:07 GMT

The screening identified 5,3 million diabetes patients, and 3.6 million hypertension patients.

Risk factors for heart diseases, diabetes among Egyptians identified

Sun, 22 Jul 2018 - 03:28 GMT

Heart diseases and diabetes constitute the main reasons behind deaths in Egypt.

Managing diabetes while fasting Ramadan

Mon, 21 May 2018 - 11:00 GMT

Fasting during Ramadan can lead to serious health complications for people suffering from diabetes;thus most of diabetes patients are advised not to fast

Peers may influence how well type 1 diabetes is managed

Tue, 26 Dec 2017 - 09:46 GMT

How young people with type 1 diabetes relate to their peers may have important effects on how well they manage the disease and how distressing it is for them.

Diabetes, obesity behind 800,000 cancers worldwide: study

Tue, 28 Nov 2017 - 08:08 GMT

Nearly six percent of new cancers diagnosed worldwide in 2012 - some 800,000 cases.

World Diabetes Day

Tue, 14 Nov 2017 - 09:40 GMT

The day was created to serve as a platform to highlight the importance of accessible and affordable diabetes medication and technology.

Health Ministry launches campaign, convoy for World Diabetes Day

Tue, 14 Nov 2017 - 05:03 GMT

The Health ministry and National Institute of Diabetes and Endocrinology launch an awareness campaign on World Diabetes Day.

Exercise tied to lower odds of premature death with type 1 diabetes

Thu, 09 Nov 2017 - 12:53 GMT

People with type 1 diabetes who exercise - and the more the better - are less likely to die prematurely than their sedentary counterparts, a recent study suggests.

Does diabetes make a heart attack feel different?

Sun, 22 Oct 2017 - 10:47 GMT

People with diabetes may not always feel classic symptoms like acute chest pain when they have a heart attack.

Diabetes taking growing toll on Africa: report

Thu, 06 Jul 2017 - 09:24 GMT

The costs of diabetes in sub-Saharan Africa could double to almost $60 billion annually just 13 years from now.

Could broccoli help treat diabetes?

Wed, 21 Jun 2017 - 01:29 GMT

A new study suggests that a substance in broccoli may help diabetes patients have better control of their blood sugar.