Overview

Use of HbA1c to diagnose type 2 diabetes Mellitus. Gestational diabetes and adverse pregnancy outcome is under investigation. Type 2 diabetes in children will be investigated in schools. A platform will be developed to follow up risk factors like obesity, lack of exercise, unhealty food and genetics. The program will highlight the risk factors for each students to be used by parents, Ministry of Education, Ministry of Health and School administration to overcome these risk factors and to treat those who developed diabetes.

Our Team

  • Akram Kharroubi

    Ph.D.

  • Hisham Darwish

    Ph.D.

    Mohammad Zaidan

    Ph.D.

    Recent Submissions

    • Diabetes mellitus: The epidemic of the century 

      Kharroubi, Akram T; Darwish, Hisham M (Baishideng Publishing Group Inc., 2015-06-25)
      The epidemic nature of diabetes mellitus in different regions is reviewed. The Middle East and North Africa region has the highest prevalence of diabetes in adults (10.9%) whereas, the Western Pacific region has the ...
    • Diabetes mellitus: The epidemic of the century 

      Kharroubi, Akram T; Darwish, Hisham M (Baishideng Publishing Group Inc., 2015-06-25)
      The epidemic nature of diabetes mellitus in different regions is reviewed. The Middle East and North Africa region has the highest prevalence of diabetes in adults (10.9%) whereas, the Western Pacific region has the ...
    • Effects of diabetes definition on global surveillance of diabetes prevalence and diagnosis: a pooled analysis of 96 population-based studies with 331 288 participants. 

      Abdeen, Ziad (2015-06-22)
      Background Diabetes has been defi ned on the basis of diff erent biomarkers, including fasting plasma glucose (FPG), 2-h plasma glucose in an oral glucose tolerance test (2hOGTT), and HbA1c. We assessed the eff ect of ...
    • Total Antioxidant Status in Type 2 Diabetic Patients in Palestine 

      Kharroubi, Akram T.; Darwish, Hisham M.; Akkawi, Mutaz A.; Ashareef, Abdelkareem A.; Almasri, Zaher A.; Bader, Khaldoun A.; Khammash, Umaiyeh M. (Hindawi Publishing Corporation, 2015-05-12)
      The objective of this study was to compare the level of total antioxidant status (TAS) in type 2 diabetic and normal Palestinian subjects as well as the major factors influencing TAS levels. A sample of convenience composed ...