What is Imperial College London Diabetes Centre?
Imperial College London Diabetes Centre, part of Mubadala’s network of world-class healthcare providers, is a one-stop, state-of-the-art, out-patient facility specialising in all aspects of diabetes treatment and research, delivering clinical capability through their centres in Abu Dhabi and Al Ain. The Centre has had more than one million patient consultations and more than 80,000 registered patients since its launch in late 2006, with millions more engaged by the Centre’s nationwide public health outreach.
It is the first healthcare institution worldwide and one of the only outpatient facilities in the UAE to hold Joint Commission International Clinical Care Program Certification for both Ambulatory Care and Diabetes Management.
What is Imperial College London?
UK’s Imperial College London (ICL) is a leading science-based university with a reputation for excellence in teaching and research. Our joint venture with ICL means that one of the region’s most critical healthcare issues, diabetes, is treated by the best in the field.
Naturally, the reputation of our centre benefits enormously from this association with our specialists learning from the expertise of visiting doctors who perform weekly video conferences and also play a lead role in many of Imperial College London Diabetes Centre’s Continuing Medical Education courses.If you want to learn more about Imperial College London, visit their website: www.imperial.ac.uk
What is Mubadala?
Mubadala Development Company (Mubadala) is an investment and development company owned by the Government of Abu Dhabi. Formed in 2002 to support the diversification of the Emirate’s economy, Mubadala invests in and manages businesses across a wide range of industry sectors with the objective of delivering strong financial returns and socioeconomic benefits to the Emirate of Abu Dhabi.
Mubadala prioritizes the region’s most pressing healthcare needs through the creation of specialist healthcare facilities. Through collaborations with medical organizations such as Imperial College London and Cleveland Clinic, Mubadala Healthcare is bringing the highest standards of clinical expertise to the region and reducing the need for patients to travel abroad for treatment.
For more information about Mubadala, its collaborations and activities please visit www.mubadala.com.
What role does Mubadala play in the operation of Imperial College London Diabetes Centre?
Imperial College London Diabetes is a Mubadala owned company and is the first healthcare facility established by Mubadala Development Company, in partnership with Imperial College London in 2006.
What languages are spoken at Imperial College London Diabetes Centre?
We operate in both Arabic and English. We also have translators and interpreters speaking a number of languages to help ease communications between doctors and patients.
How do I schedule an appointment?
- You can scheudle an appoiontment by calling 02 4040 800
- You can request for an appointment online by using the 'Request an Appointment' form located at the top of our website.
- You can also walk into any of our centres and request an appointment at the reception.
Are same day appointments available?
Yes, but this is subject to the availability of the doctors and their schedule.
When should I arrive for my appointment?
It is recommended to arrive at least ten minutes before your appointment time.
What should I bring with me?
For first time patients, kindly bring your:
- Insurance card
- Emirates ID
- existing medication and recent medical reports
For existing patients, please bring your:
- Insurance card
- Imperial College London Diabetes Centre patient card.
How can I learn more about your physicians?
To learn more about the physicians working at the Centre, please use the Find a Doctor tool located at the top of our website.
What types of treatment do you provide?
We provide a comprehensive range of treatments at our centres in Abu Dhabi and Al Ain across the full spectrum of diabetes care, as well as specialist treatment of its related complications. For more details on all our services, please click here.
Does Imperial College London Diabetes Centre have a pharmacy?
Yes, our out-patient pharmacy is located on the ground floor in Abu Dhabi and on the first floor in Al Ain.
Does Imperial College London Diabetes Centre offer emergency care?
Imperial College London Diabetes Centre is an out-patient clinic facility and does not provide emergency care. For emergency cases please go to a hospital.