Dr. Ghazi Daradkeh

Ghazi is a clinical dietitian supervisor in the nutrition and dietetics department - Al Khor Hospital – Hamad Medical Corporation. He joined HMC in 1996, as part of a multidisciplinary team which delivers diabetes care at Qatar Diabetes Association (QDA). He has delivered many lectures and workshops in the field of nutritional care for diabetic patients in Qatar, Egypt and, Tunisia. In 1998, he coordinated and led Type (1) diabetes camps in Qatar, which involved children from 16 countries worldwide. He has been interviewed by Qatar TV, Aljazeera children’s channel and different audio programs about diabetic patient counseling. He has conducted medical and nutritional research related to diabetes and provided dietary counseling and education. He has a lot of local, national and international presentations as a speaker at conferences, many publications in international journals and book chapters. He authored a book published in 2016 by NOVA publisher. He has given honorary lectures at SQU-Medical - bachelor’s degree program in nutrition and dietetics, as well as, coordinated and supervised ACEND Qatar University Human Nutrition Program internship at Al Khor hospital since 2012. He also conducts different group education sessions for diabetic patients at Hamad Medical Corporation (HMC).