Distinguished members of the Saudi Diabetes Society,
It is a great honor to greet you, as the first President of the Saudi Diabetes Society, I sincerely wish you happiness and peace in your life and work.
It has been 5 years since the establishment of the Saudi Diabetes Society. Back then, it has become a nationally serious disease. The number of diabetic patients in Saudi is predicted to double by 2050.
The Saudi Scientific Diabetes Society is a multidisciplinary scientific society. The idea of the Society started on March 10, 2012 to establish a scientific society under the umbrella of King Abdulaziz University. It became a reality following approval of the Board of Trustees of the Commission on 9/9/2015; through board decision no. 17/A/36, dated 25/11/1436H. It was established to serve spine practice and promote excellence in all disciples in Saudi Arabia and the region caring for the spine.
To serve as a national resource in the management and education of Diabetes Mellitus through clinical and basic research.
To prevent diabetes and its complications through health promotion, patient education, professional training, treatment and research.
To provide ongoing state-of-the-art preventive care through innovative activities which will enable us to detect and intervene in the progression of this devastating disease.