Author Archives: MAl-Derham

Gallery: Diabetes & Obesity in Qatar

Photos by Muneera Al Buainain and Caitlin Sewell....

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The Struggle to Treat Obesity, Diabetes

More and more Qataris are going under the knife to rid themselves of diabetes and obesity, while others are seeking help from nutritionists and medical programs....

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Why More Children are Developing Diabetes

Why are so many Qatari children developing diabetes, and why are 28 percent of kids here overweight?...

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One Woman’s Fight Against Diabetes

Widowed mother Maisoun Maraka struggles to live a healthy life with Type 2 diabetes while juggling her busy career....

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The Lowdown on Diabetes

Do you know the difference between Type 1 and Type 2 diabetes?  By Elysia Windrum...

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Stopping Childhood Obesity

Dieticians from Al Ahli Hospital explain why the obesity rate is rising among Qatari children and how we can stop it....

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