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Aman Hospital is a luxurious healthcare facility established in Doha, Qatar, and owned by Jaidah Holdings.

This new 100+ bed hospital will define the future of healthcare delivery in Qatar and the region by combining unparalleled professional expertise, cutting-edge technology, state-of-the-art equipment, service excellence, a relentless pursuit of medical innovation, and deluxe hospitality, all with a focus on patient-centered care.

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Diabetes Specialty Unit

Diabetes Specialty Unit

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The Diabetes Specialty Unit at Aman Hospital is a multidisciplinary unit that involves a team of specialists from Endocrinology, Cardiology, Ophthalmology, Neurology, Urology, Dermatology, and Dentistry as well as experts from Dietary, Physical therapy, Pharmacy and Nursing. The goal of the unit is to promote a strategy to support behavior change and diabetes self-care by providing an early treatment plan and appropriate medical instructions.

The Diabetes unit offers both individual and group diabetes education classes for patients and their families with access to the latest information, treatment options, and education for all types of diabetes. Our hospital is affiliated with Imperial private healthcare and research activities are continuously evolving to offer the best possible care.

Conditions treated

The endocrinologists and clinical team at the Diabetes Unit provide diabetes management to patients with all types of diabetes, including:

Type 1 diabetes

Type 1 diabetes, or insulin-dependent diabetes, is a chronic condition in which the pancreas produces little or no insulin. Different factors, including genetics conditions, may contribute to type 1 diabetes.

Although type 1 diabetes usually appears during childhood or adolescence, it can develop in adults.

Unlike many health conditions, diabetes is managed mostly by you, with support from your health care team, appropriate care, regular physical activity, healthy food choices, blood pressure and blood glucose management, you can live a successful and healthy lifestyle with no limitations on activities.

At Aman hospital, our aim is to assist you make regular appointments with your health care team and to make sure you’re on track with your treatment plan.

Type 2 diabetes

Type 2 diabetes, the most common type of diabetes, is a disease that occurs when your blood glucose, also called blood sugar, is too high due to an impairment in the way the body regulates and uses glucose as fuel. Eventually, high blood sugar levels can lead to disorders of the circulatory, nervous and immune systems.

Factors that may increase your risk of type 2 diabetes include:

  • Being overweight
  • Central fat distribution (Storing fat mainly in your abdomen rather than your hips and thighs)
  • Sedentary lifestyle
  • Family history of Diabetes
  • Age, as the risk of type 2 diabetes increases as you get older, especially after age 45
  • Having prediabetes
  • Having a history of gestational diabetes
  • Having polycystic ovary syndrome
Gestational diabetes

Gestational diabetes is a condition in which a woman without diabetes develops high blood sugar levels during pregnancy. This type of diabetes usually disappears after giving birth. It can happen at any stage of pregnancy but is more common in the second or third trimester.

Services Provided

Comprehensive Diabetes Self-Management Education

Diabetes Self-Management Education and Support programs offer comprehensive diabetes self-management education to help you succeed in managing all aspects of diabetes care.

Group classes and individual visits are available, our diabetes team includes a diabetes educator, a dietitian and food expert, an exercise specialist, a pharmacist, a nurse, and a unit coordinator. At Aman Diabetes Specialty Unit , we offer:

Comprehensive Diabetes Education

Class topics include eating healthfully, being physically active, monitoring blood sugars and interpreting results, taking medications safely, reducing the risk of complications, and setting personal goals for managing diabetes.

Introduction to Insulin Pumps

This course provides education about insulin pumps management, the benefits of pumping, the limitations, and the type of pumps and infusion sets. This class is also for current pump users who are considering other options or who need to refresh their basic knowledge of pump management.

Diabetes Education Materials (videos)
  • Diabetes: Survival Skills
  • Diabetes: Gestational Diabetes
  • Diabetes: Planning Healthy Meals
  • Diabetes Basics Video
  • Monitoring Your Diabetes Video
  • Introduction to Insulin Pen Injections Video
  • Introduction to Insulin: Vial (bottle) & Syringe Injections Video
  • Insulin Pumps Video
  • Continuous Glucose Monitor Video
  • Diabetes Exercise Demonstration

Our Care Team

Our Doctors


What should I bring to my first appointment?
You will also need to have the following information with you when you check in:
  • Qatar ID / valid passport
  • Insurance card
  • Laboratory studies (in case available)
Is my insurance accepted at Aman Hospital /How much will this procedure/test cost me?

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For insurance and price inquiries, please contact our call center at +974 4400 4400 between 8 am to 10 pm.

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I need directions to the unit, where do I park?

The Diabetes Specialty Unit in Aman Hospital is located at the following address: Ground Floor, Outpatient 2.

We recommend you allow enough time to park to ensure you arrive on time. Please plan to arrive 30 minutes prior to your appointment time. Our valet parking is here to assist you, take your car and park it safely in our underground parking.

Can my family member or friend attend my appointment?

Always feel free to bring someone with you to your appointments. A family member or friend can help ask questions, remember the information your care team gives you, and provide support.

How do I cancel or reschedule my appointment?

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Please call our call center at +974 4400 4400. They are available from Saturday to Thursday from 8 am to 10 pm to help you reschedule or cancel your appointment.

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Our Support Services

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  • Specialized physical therapist who helps you to improve your joint pain and muscles strength, informs you on the proper ergonomic postures to prevent back pain, and customizes a targeted program that fits your health status. For any inquiry, please contact +974 4400 4400.
  • Dietary services will guide you and your family regarding healthier food choices in case of dyslipidemia, diabetes, obesity and hyperuricemia. For any inquiry, please contact +974 4400 4400.
  • Pharmaceutical services will guide you regarding your medications and/or biologic treatments: administration mode, timing, side effects, management in case of infection and address any question that may arise. For any inquiry, please contact +974 4400 4400.
  • Nursing services for patient education who will provide you with all the information about your disease and treatment and answer your questions. For any inquiry, please contact +974 4400 4400.
  • Healthcare practitioner who will coordinate all your appointments and make sure to schedule the appointments at your convenience. For any inquiry, please contact +974 4400 4400.
  • Financial team who is here to secure your insurance approvals on time and assist you with any financial inquiries. For any inquiry, please contact +974 4400 4400.
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Sirine Abou Al Hassan is a US. registered clinical dietitian with extensive experience in nutritional management of chronic and diet-related diseases. Previously, Sirine worked as clinical dietitian specialized in obesity weight management, Child and Maternal Health and Eating Disorders. She graduated from University College London with a masters of science in Clinical Nutrition and Eating Disorders; Following on from a Bachelors of Science in Nutrition and Dietetics-Coordinated Program from the American University of Beirut, both with distinction

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Riwa Chanouha is a U.S Registered Clinical Dietitian, with extensive experience in the medical nutrition therapy of a wide range of chronic and diet-related diseases. Riwa earned her BS in Nutrition & Dietetics from the American University of Beirut having pursued the Coordinated Program accredited by ACEND. She has a Master’s degree in Business Administration with an emphasis in management and marketing followed by a year’s role in public health dedicated for raising nutritional awareness and preventing malnutrition in the community setting. Riwa has a clinical experience at Clemenceau Medical Center in Beirut in both inpatient and outpatient settings, specialized in the provision of nutrition support in intensive care units and pediatric nutritional management.


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Ms. Wazne received her Bachelor of Science degree in Pharmacy from the Lebanese American University in 2011 . She completed her Masters degree in Clinical Pharmacy from the Lebanese University. Ms. Wazne has worked at the American University of Beirut Medical Center for more than ten years. Ms. Wazne has given a variety of oral presentations to nurses, and pharmacists on local and national level . She has been certified from Harvard Medical School in Immuno-oncology and Cancer Genomics. She is an active member in the Order of Pharmacists of Lebanon. Her professional interests include medication safety and research.

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