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Khaleej Al Arabi Branch, Abu Dhabi

800 42532 (ICLDC)
F: +971 2 404 0900

PO Box 48338
Al Khaleej Al Arabi Street
Beside Zayed Military Hospital
Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates

Zayed Sports City Branch, Abu Dhabi

T: 800 42532 (ICLDC)
F: +971 2 404 0900

PO Box 48338
Zayed Sports City
Between entry gates 1 & 6
Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates

Al Ain Branch, Al Ain

T:800 42532 (ICLDC)
F: +971 3 746 4900

PO Box 222464
Beside Tawam Hospital
Al Ain, United Arab Emirates

Mobile Diabetes Clinic, Madinat Zayed

800 42532 (ICLDC)

Al Dhafra Mall (Parking Lot)
Madinat Zayed, Al Gharbia
Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates

Epidemiological studies analyse the patterns, causes and effects of health and dis-ease conditions in defined populations, specifically the UAE population.

Projects include:

Vitamin D deficiency study

• Data collected and assessed to determine the possible causes of high incidence of vitamin D deficiency in the UAE

• As per the findings, 63% of Emirati men and 68% of Emirati women showed to be deficient or severely deficient in Vitamin D

• Study started April 2016 with 48,916 individuals from Imperial College London Diabetes Centre database

Abu Dhabi sleep apnea study

• Questionnaire-based study in the patient population of the Centre, to establish the prevalence of obstructive sleep apnea among Emiratis

• Data study from March - July 2015 with 700 participants

• High or intermediate risk of sleep apnea was found in more than half of the population studied

Correlation between depression and HbA1c levels in the UAE population

• Study from May 2012 - May 2013

• A questionnaire-based study investigating the correlation between diabetes control, its complications and depression

• 678 patients with diabetes, pre-diabetes and normal glucose tolerance were recruited

• It was found that: there was a higher prevalence of depression among patients with poorer glycemic control

• A higher risk of depression in Emirati men, moderate depression associated with the presence of coronary artery disease

The musculoskeletal component in patients with chest pain

• Examine the prevalence and characteristics of musculoskeletal tender spots among patients with chest pain

• Study from December 2012 - December 2013 with 200 patients recruited

• <1% had no tender spots of the chest musculature or of the thorax skeleton, which made it impossible to distinguish between patients with or without coronary artery disease