GoDubai
  
  
  
  
Citylife > Press Release
  Home Contact us Add to Favourites
Most Recent Postings
More Press Releses
Featured Sections

Event Finder
A daily roundup of exhibitions, promotions and other events in Dubai and the rest of the Emirates.
Submit an Event
Latest Dubai Press Releases >> Healthcare and Medicine

 
  Share

On the occasion of World Diabetes Day, Bourn Hall Fertility Centre, Dubai, organizes a three-day free screening campaign from 14th to 16th November for fertility-linked diabetes

  • 70 percent of women who have PCOS are insulin resistant
  • Chances of a miscarriage in Diabetic women are between 30 percent and 60 percent.
  • Diabetes is one of the main causes behind otherwise unexplained infertility cases, increases the risk of miscarriage, birth defects and gestational diabetes among other complications.

November 11, 2017, Dubai, UAE: Diabetes is one of the main causes behind otherwise unexplained infertility cases, it increases the likelihood of miscarriage, heightens the risk of birth defects and gestational diabetes among other complications. The disease affects both men and women, seriously interfering with their chances of conceiving. PCOS, for instance – the number one cause of infertility in women – is particularly related to Type 1 diabetes. For those suffering from Type 2, infertility could be affected by large swings of insulin levels – resulting from insulin injections – that places extra stress on ovaries. Similarly, for a diabetic women the chances of a miscarriage can be anywhere between 30 percent and 60 percent. In men, high glucose levels can potentially cause DNA damage to the sperm that can inhibit pregnancy, besides other reproductive issues.

In order to address the rising levels of diabetes among the UAE residents and its direct impact on fertility issues, Bourn Hall Fertility Centre, Dubai, has organized a three-day screening campaign from 14th to 16th of November. Visitors can get themselves tested for random blood sugar, blood pressure and BMI to take stock of their sugar levels and reproductive health.

One in five couples in the UAE is struggling with infertility, with an increasing number of younger couples facing the issue.

In the UAE, around 1.5 million people are likely to be affected by diabetes, and as per a last year's news report, the cases have risen by 35 percent since 2014. The disease is now being diagnosed in young people as well – even teenagers – particularly Type II diabetes.

“Diabetes is no longer an ailment of the elderly, and an increasing number of young people are being affected by it. At the same time we are seeing a number of young couples under the age of 35 facing fertility issues. This is no coincidence,” said Dr David Robertson, Group Medical Head of Bourn Hall International, “It's now medically proven that diabetes can seriously effect people's reproductive health, a fact that people are generally unaware of. Take PCOS for example: around 70 percent of women who have PCOS are insulin resistant, which increases risk of diabetes. In young women suffering from PCOS,the high level of insulin can give birth to hormones such testosterone, which causes infertility issues.”

In men, diabetes can cause erectile dysfunction, retrograde ejaculation, -- where semen backs up into the bladder, making it impossible to get to the woman's reproductive organs – and reduced sperm quality.

“This is why it is essential that couples planning to start a family should be tested for the condition prior to conceiving to counter potential infertility issues,” added Dr Robertson.

For the three-day camp, UAE residents can visit Bourn Hall Fertility Centre, Dubai from 8am to 6pm.

For more information, please contact:

Toll Free: 800-IVF (483)

Tel. +971 4 705 5055

Fax. +971 4 705 5056

Email: info@bournhall-clinic.ae



Posted by : GoDubai Editorial Team
Viewed 12889 times
Posted on : Monday, November 13, 2017  
Replication or redistribution in whole or in part is expressly prohibited without the prior written consent of GoDubai.com.
Previous Story : Emirates Post Group launched awareness campaign on the occasion of World Diabetes Day in all central...
Next Story : UAE to introduce device to combat type II diabetes
Email this article Print this article

Share this article with your friends and followers
NewsVine

Comments

Back to Top  
Most Viewed Press Release posted in the last 7 days
NARS Erdem SS19 Beauty Report
Diana Arno Expands Online Shopping to Middle East
Introducing Home Fragrance at Robinsons, Dubai Festival City
Introducing VK Beauty Lounge & Bar
Defying Age With Skin Republic's Gold and Platinum Face Masks
The Future Is Here
Roberto Cavalli's Exclusive Duo of Fragrances
Lacoste.12.12 Collection
Bring a Touch of Sophistication to Your Home with The Exclusive SmegXDolce&Gabba...
FOREO To Attend TFWA: the World's Largest Travel Retail Show
Trevor Sorbie Range Relaunches in the UAE
Dubai Parks and Resorts Celebrates Saudi National Day
Honor Set to Go Beyond Limits With the Launch of Honor 8x
Carl F. Bucherer Celebrates Debut of Its Online Boutique on Jd.Com Launch of Lim...
O Boticário Opens in Dubai its First Amphora Store outside Brazil Come Join...
Pamper yourself at Perfumery & Co this month, at The Dubai Mall
The Mummies of Dubai Give Their Kids a Preppy Style Makeover
GROHE Smart Home: The App-Controlled Water Security System
Huawei Deepens Cooperation with Duisburg to Transform Germany's Industrial Hear...
Ministry of Human Resources and Emiratisation, Huawei and Honor launch ICT Compe...
New GUESS Handbags for FW18
Le Meridien Dubai Hotel & Conference Centre's Restaurant Promotions- October
Hyperloop Transportation Technologies, Partners, and Government Stakeholders Mov...
William Collection by Hugo Boss
Al-Futtaim ACE launches its stylish new Outdoor collection
du Wins Smart Cities Award at the Telecoms World Middle East 2018
Tips & Toes Hits the Big 3-5!
Honda voted “Preferred Sedan Car Brand of the Year” for the fourth year in a row
Al-Futtaim Toyota swoops another win at the Filipino Times Awards
Dubai Design Week continues to grow, cementing Dubai as the design capital of t...
Eberhard & Co. Scafograf 100 For Elegant Lady
Mousses Etoiles to reveal the latest luxury designs of commercial-use outdoor fu...
Tata Communications launches a specialised cyber security lab at Shanmugha Arts,...
Consonni Wraps Up La Vuelta a Espana With a Seventh Place Finish for UAE Team Em...
Abu Dhabi wins bid to host 2022 ITU Grand Final in world first
Akamai Unveils Solutions at IBC 2018 Designed to Mitigate the Challenges and Cos...
Cadillac XT4 Delivers Dynamic Driving Experience
WWE® Crown Jewel Set for November 2 in Saudi Arabia
du Opens New Business Centre in DIFC for Enterprise Customers
New Homologations for Pirelli Tyres
The Ferrari Monza SP1 and SP2 unveiled – the first models in a new concept of li...
Volunteers from the UAE join hands with the community in Tasset Peulh village in...
Sharjah's Recognition as ‘Accessible City for Physically Disabled' Hailed as His...
Dubai Festival City Mall Celebrates KSA National Day with Special Imagine Show
2018 FW in style at Zippy
The Dubai Business Women Council meets with the UN Assistant Secretary-General t...
Fidu Properties unveils second office in Dubai; eyes expansion in UAE
Registration for the 5th edition of Camel Trek is now open
New Headmaster for Repton School, Abu Dhabi School's Rose Campus (FS1 to Year 1...
Huawei becomes one of the first multi-national technology companies to register ...