Upper Egypt Diabetes Association

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El Bahr St, Salama Abdullah Bldg 1st fl.
01111 Sohag
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Upper Egypt Diabetes Association (UEDA) was created in 2006 to improve diabetes care and advocacy initially in Upper Egypt and remotely in the whole Egyptian nation.

Main Focus

  • Diabetes Education
  • Diabetes Prevention
  • Children with diabetes


Diabetes education :

UEDA professional board organized 10 educational sessions for patients all over the Upper Egypt governorates: Fayoum, Bani Swif, Minia, Assuit, Sohag, Luxor and Aswan.

World Diabetes Day: 
  • Awareness Campaigns and Educational sessions for patients and blood sugar measurement
  • Workshop for Training members on Diabetes awareness
  • Local Campaign on the streets, in schools, universities, clubs
Scientific research:
  • Clinical Trial to evaluate prevention program : This is a collaborative program with the German side (Dresden university) using the Image Module. It started in Minia & Sohag governorates, but now is to be implemented in other Egypt governorates under the auspices of UEDA.
  • Diabetes Dyslipedemia screening project.
  • National Diabetes registry.


Message from the President

Professor Adel Abdel-Aziz El-Sayed "Our mission is to promote diabetes care, prevention and a cure in our country. Joining the IDF will help us not only to reach our local goals ,but also to participate globally to achieve this mission."


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