Action on Diabetes and Al Meera screen an impressive 2,500 people for diabetes in the run up to Ramadan

Action on Diabetes, a public-private partnership initiated and funded by Maersk Oil Qatar, has once again joined forces with Qatar’s largest supermarket chain Al Meera Consumer Goods Company and screened an impressive 2,500 people for diabetes in just five days in the run up to Ramadan this year, and offered advice on healthy lifestyles and safe fasting for people with diabetes.


Action On Diabetes Launches Second Issue Of Take Action Diabetes Magazine

People with diabetes in Qatar now have even greater access to advice and information about the condition, following the launch of the second magazine for patients by Action on Diabetes. Thousands of the Take Action magazine, in Arabic and English, have been distributed to all primary health care centres in Qatar along with the diabetes clinics in Hamad general, Al Khor and Al Wakra hospitals. To view Take Action online, visit


Ensuring a happy, healthy Ramadan for people living with diabetes

Fasting during Ramadan presents many spiritual benefits. The Holy month is an important time for self-reflection and provides us with the opportunity to think of others less fortunate, cleanse our bodies and practice self-restraint.