New edition of manual on diabetes mellitus launched in Oman | Times of Oman

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  • Date: 01-Jul-2021
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New edition of manual on diabetes mellitus launched in Oman | Times of Oman

Muscat: Ministry of Health Launched the 4th edition of the National Diabetes Mellitus Clinical Management Guidelines. "The Ministry, represented by the National Diabetes and Endocrine Centre and Oman Diabetes Association, launched the 4th edition of the National Diabetes Mellitus Clinical Management Guidelines under the auspices of His Excellency Dr Ahmed bin Mohammed Al Saidi, Minister of Health," the ministry said in a statement. The Minister of Health praised the team that worked on the manual and stressed on the importance of using the guidelines in the treatment of Diabetes Mellitus. The manual, developed under the supervision of Oman Diabetes Association, involved efforts from the Ministry of Health (Hospitals of Royal, Khoula and Al-Nahda, National Diabetes and Endocrine Centre, Directorate General of Medical Supplies, Directorate General of Primary Healthcare), Armed Forces Hospital and Sultan Qaboos University Hospital. Dr Noor bint Bader Al Busaidi, Director of National Diabetes and Endocrine Centre and President of Oman Diabetes Association, said that 24 experts from across institutes put together the guidelines. She added that the manual contains nine sections covering the spectrum of the clinical management of Type 1 and Type 2 Diabetes Mellitus, including the management of gestational diabetes, diabetes in pregnancy and diabetes

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