The RAK Diabetes Challenge 2023
is a 3 months challenge from 18th Aug. 2023, to 14th Nov. 2023.
Registration: is Free for all participants in all Emirates of the UAE. Participants have to register on the Online RAK Diabetes Challenge 2023 website registration link.
- Online Registration for all categories, Starting Date:14th Aug 2023
- Virtual Category* Registration from 14th to 20th August
- Physical Category** Registration from 14th to 20th August
Walk-in Registration: Participants, who are unable to Register online, may Register by reporting to RAK Hospital Lawn Facility, Ras Al Khaimah on 18th to 20th Aug between 9am-5pm.
RAK Hospital OP clientsare automatically registered, & will be advised accordingly
Registration Fees: Free
* Physical participants will undergo the HbA1c tests free of cost at the RAK Hospital facility.
** Virtual participants will undergo the HbA1c tests at their own cost at any clinic/hospital of their choice, duly certified by the clinic. A list of clinics in the various Emirates, that will make available the HbA1C test at a heavily discounted rate to Virtual participants, will be displayed in the RAKDC23 website
All Participants: On Registering in the Registration link, will get access to Registration Form, comprising Name, Regn. No., Medical details, etc.
Since this is a challenge for diabetics, participating individuals with HbA1C of 5.7 and above, on enrollment will be considered for the prizes. However, all participants irrespective of HbA1C will be entitled to receive weekly health tips & participate in the weekly webinars.
Male & Female will form separate categories
The criteria for judging the winners will be based on a combination of positive lifestyle change, improved BMI and reduced HbA1C
RAK Diabetes Physical Participants
Those participants who wish to be a part of the Physical Diabetes Challenge category, may undergo BMI & HbA1C test (Free of cost) at the RAK Hospital facility & must bring all their Registration Documents for validation. Please note that the lifestyle evaluation test can be taken online.
RAK Diabetes Virtual Participants
Participants may take their BMI & HbA1C test at their own cost at any medical clinic convenient to them. But to qualify for an Award/Recognition, the participant must submit proof of the BMI & HbA1C reports taken on the first and the final day of the challenge. Please note that the lifestyle evaluation test can be taken online.
All participants will receive weekly health tips on how to manage their diabetes and are eligible to attend our expert webinars on diabetes management.
RAK Hospital OP Cases
These participants are taken from the RAK Hospital Data Base of Diabetes Patients. Since they are only accessible by mobile phone (& not by emais), they will get their weekly Health Tips Links & Weekly Webinar Links by SMS or Whatsapp. SMS Group participants will be automatically registered as participants by the organizers, AWLM .