Shimaa Elmowafi

Endocrinology / Diabetes
Fluent in spoken and written Arabic and English

Core competencies

  • All types of diabetes management
  • Latest technologies and all available insulin pumps and continuing glucose monitoring (CGM) devices set up, download, and interpretations
  • Facilitating behavior change by counselling patients and families on how to adopt informed lifestyle decisions and incorporate healthier choices into their self-management
  • Developing projects that enhance awareness
  • Acting as a patient advocate and monitoring desired health outcomes through patient and family education
  • Conducting CNE lectures to educate health care providers about diabetes management
  • Coordinating interdisciplinary diabetes teams and developing plans of care for the individual patient


Ms. Shimaa has more than 15 years of clinical experience from different facilities in the United Arab Emirates before moving to Mediclinic Parkview Hospital as a Diabetes Educator in 2020. Ms. Shimaa served in different hospitals in government as well as private sectors in Dubai. She worked in the DHA as a diabetes case manager and educator till 2015, and then Diabetes center of excellence manager in American Hospital, Dubai. She provides structured and comprehensive education to all types of diabetic patients. She is also an expert in insulin and new non-insulin injectable medications, safe injection techniques and dose adjustments. She provides guidance and home survival skills in recognising and managing low and high blood sugar levels. She has actively participated in Quality audits, Clinical Education, and as a speaker at Endocrine and Nursing conferences.


Bachelor in Health Science, Diabetes Management Diploma (Cardiff University, UK),
Certified Diabetes Educator


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