Opened in October 2013, the National Diabetes Center at Al Wakra Hospital is the second in a chain of planned facilities that are designed to provide improved access to specialized diabetic care in Qatar.

Staffed by senior consultants, nurses, diabetes educators, dietitians and podiatry technicians, the National Diabetes Center at Al Wakra Hospital provides a range of services for adults from general consultation, foot care, screening for diabetic retinopathy and insulinm pump therapy.

Like its counterpart at Hamad General Hospital, the Center at Al Wakra Hospital uses a multi-disciplinary approach in caring for patients and provides a ‘one stop shop’ that offers all specialties and ser vices from initial screening through to treatment, health education and the provision of medication and equipment.

Treating patients during morning and af ternoon clinics, the Center manages approximately 600 patient visits per month.