COVID-19 Update

In line with international standards to provide you with the safest environment, we have introduced the following additional precautionary measures at our facilities:

  • - Limiting the number of people within our facilities to ensure physical distancing can be maintained.
  • - Restricting access to patients with scheduled appointments only.
  • - Restricting accompanying adults to only one person.
  • - In the case of children under 12, allowing access only to those with a scheduled medical appointment.

Learn more about ICLDC’s Commitment to Safe Healthcare

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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

Indeterminate Thyroid Nodules: A Pragmatic Approach

Khalil AB, Dina R, Meeran K, Bakir AM, Naqvi S, Al Tikritti A, Lessan N, Barakat MT. European Thyroid Journal. 2018 Jan;7(1):39-43.

The effects of Ramadan fasting on activity and energy expenditure

Lessan N, Saadane I, Alkaf B, Hambly C, Buckley AJ, Finer N, Speakman JR, Barakat MT. American Journal of Clinical Nutrition. 2018 Jan 1;107(1):54-61.

Management of prolactinomas: a survey of physicians from the Middle East and North Africa

Beshyah SA, Sherif IH, Chentli F, Hamrahian A, Khalil AB, Raef H, El-Fikki M, Jambart S. Pituitary. 2017 Apr;20(2):231-240.

Diabetes and Ramadan: Practical guidelines

Hassanein M, Al-Arouj M, Hamdy O, Bebakar WMW, Jabbar A, Al-Madani A, Hanif W, Lessan N, Basit A, Tayeb K, Omar M, Abdallah K, Al Twaim A, Buyukbese MA, El-Sayed AA, Ben-Nakhi A; International Diabetes Federation (IDF), in collaboration with the Diabetes and Ramadan (DAR) International Alliance. Diabetes Research and Clinical Practice. 2017 Apr;126:303-316.

Environmental determinants of previtamin D synthesis in the United Arab Emirates

Buckley AJ, Hannoun Z, Lessan N, Holick MF, Barakat MT. Dermatoendocrinology. 2017 Feb 6;9(1):e1267079.

Subclinical Inflammation and Endothelial Dysfunction in Young Patients with Diabetes: A Study from United Arab Emirates

Aburawi EH, AlKaabi J, Zoubeidi T, Shehab A, Lessan N, Al Essa A, Yasin J, Saadi H, Souid AK. PLoS One. 2016 Jul 26;11(7):e0159808.

Melanocortin-4 receptor signaling is not required for short-term weight loss after sleeve gastrectomy in pediatric patients

Jelin EB, Daggag H, Speer AL, Hameed N, Lessan N, Barakat M, Nadler EP. International Journal of Obesity (London). 2016 Mar;40(3):550-3.

Ramadan and diabetes: What we see, learn and understand from continuous glucose monitoring

Monnier L, El Azrak A, Lessan N, Rochd D, Colette C, Bonnet F. Diabetes & Metabolism. 2015 Dec;41(6):456-62.

Latent Autoimmune Diabetes in Adults in the United Arab Emirates: Clinical Features and Factors Related to Insulin-Requirement

Maddaloni E, Lessan N, Al Tikriti A, Buzzetti R, Pozzilli P, Barakat MT. PLoS One. 2015 Aug 7;10(8):e0131837.

Glucose excursions and glycaemic control during Ramadan fasting in diabetic patients: insights from continuous glucose monitoring (CGM)

Lessan N, Hannoun Z, Hasan H, Barakat MT. Diabetes & Metabolism. 2015 Feb;41(1):28-36.

Painful swollen thigh in a patient with poorly controlled diabetes

Elasha HM, Hareez NB, Joboori AS, Teir J, Mubarak ES. Clinical Medicine (London, England). 2014 Jun;14(3):319.

A young man with a dizzy spell and acute abdominal pain

Elasha HM, Anjum F, Almalki MH. Clinical Medicine (London, England). 2013 Oct;13(5):520-1.

Ramadan fasting: a study of changes in glucose profiles among patients with diabetes using continuous glucose monitoring

Lessan N, Hasan H, Barakat MT. Diabetes Care. 2012 May;35(5):e37.

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