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Dubai Health Authority launches diabetes hotline

Dubai Health Authority has launched a dedicated call centre to educate diabetic patients and help them raise queries and concerns with healthcare professionals, Gulf News has reported. The hotline, which will work in coordination with the Dubai Diabetes Centre, will initially involve 600 patients. "The best way to tackle this is through education and a strong disease management system. We aim to provide patients with unique care and follow-up services," said Khalid Al Shaikh Mubarak, deputy director-general of the DHA.