Category Archives: Top Stories

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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Traditions Interfere with Society’s Health

Some Qatari traditions and beliefs have exacerbated the problem of obesity and diabetes in the country. Here, two Qataris living with obesity and diabetes tell their stories. By Jawaher Al-Naimi...

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Women & Children First: Gestational Diabetes

About 16 percent of pregnant women in Qatar develop gestational diabetes. The condition can lead to other health problems for women and their babies....

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