Radwa Helal

Dr. Radwa Helal Specialist Pediatrics

Years of Experience : 19

Nationality : Egypt

Languages Known : Arabic, English

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Dr. Radwa Helal completed her MBBCh from the Cairo University, Egypt in 2002. She then did her Master’s Degree in Pediatrics from the same university in 2008 and further obtained PhD in Child Health and Nutrition in 2014 from the Ain Shams University, Egypt. Dr. Radwa is currently pursuing her MSc of Diabetes from the University of Warwick, United Kingdom.Dr. Radwa has over 19 years of experience from various hospitals and centers across Egypt, Qatar and UAE, in which she has wide experience in assessing, diagnosing, managing and following up children from birth into early adulthood.Her areas of expertise include but are not limited to general pediatric care, infectious diseases, immunization, respiratory infections, asthma, allergies, children’s growth and development follow-up. Dr. Radwa’s interest areas also includes Pediatric Diabetes, Endocrinology and Childhood Obesity in which she has comprehensive clinical experience as well as several recent publications, especially in the field of Diabetes management technology.

Research & Publications

  • Obesity and cognitive function in children and adolescents: relevance of socio-economic factors. Pearce A L, Ashraf T, Helal R, Saidi S, Flaharty K, Vaidya, C J, Lessan N. 2022 (under press)
  • The Effect of Coronavirus Disease-19 Pandemic Lockdown and the Overlapping Ramadan Fasting Period on Glucose Control in Insulin-Treated Patients with Diabetes: A Flash Glucose Monitoring Study. Helal R, Ashraf T, Majeed M, Lessan N. Frontiers in Nutrition. 2022;9
  • Ramadan Fasting Among Older Children and Adolescents with Type 1 Diabetes Mellitus: A RealWorld Study From the UAE. Muammar T, Fojas EG, Helal R, Lessan N. Frontiers in Nutrition. 2022;9
  • Endoglin: A novel predictor of vascular complications in type 1 diabetic children and adolescents. Ghada M. El-Kassas, Maged A. El Wakeel, Radwa G. Helal, Ahmed Fathy Amer, Wael H. Elbatal, Rania N. Sabry1, Nagwa Abd EL-Ghaffar Mohammed2. Journal of The Arab Society for Medical Research 2017, 12:73–78
  • Cerebral Changes In Kwashiorkor: A Functional And Anatomical Study Sanaa Youssef Shaaban, Enas Raafat Abdel Hameed, Radwa G. Helal, Yasmin Gamal, Laila Faris Matta, Hanan Mostafa El Skakankiry, Aly Mahmoud A. Bayoumy
  • Study of Myeloperoxidase (MPO) as an Early Indicator of Metabolic Risks in Obese Children Radwa G Helal , Hanaa H Ahmed, Ali Abdelaziz Ali, Amr S Megawer, Iman Kamel, Enas Raafat AbdelHamid, International Journal of Pharmaceutical and Clinical Research 2016; 8(8): 1121-1126
  • Dietary Pattern of obese children with metabolic syndrome. Radwa G. Helal, Rehab Abdelkader, Elsayed Mahmoud Hammad, Nehal Salah, Sherif Omar, Enas Raafat Abdel Hameed, and Nebal A. Aboul Ella. Research Journal of Pharmaceutical, Biological and Chemical Sciences. 2016, 7(5): 2721
  • Serum Vaspin level and metabolic syndrome markers in obese children. Radwa G. Helal, Rehab Abdelkader, Nebal Abo Ella, Nehal Salah, Enas Raafat Abdel-Hameed. Journal of Childhood Studies. 2014, 64(16)
  • Resistin and Obesity- Associated Insulin Resistance in Children. Abdelghaffar S, Hafez MH, Shaaban FA, Abou Esmail LA, Salama SI; Rashed RG. The Journal of American Science", 2010, 6(6)