May Abu Galala

Ms. May Abu Galala Diabetes Educator

Years of Experience : 11

Nationality : Palestine

Languages Known : Arabic , English

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Ms. May Abu Galala is a Certified Diabetes Educator. She completed her Diploma in Nursing in 2005 and received her Degree in Bachelor of Nursing at Fatima College of Health and Science in the UAE, in affiliation with Griffith University, Australia in 2013. She then completed her Master’s Degree in Public Health at United Arab Emirates University in 2019. Over the past twelve years, Ms. May has worked closely with endocrinologists and diabetologists at SEHA hospitals, SKMC, and Al Rahba Hospital, empowering diabetic clients diagnosed with pre-diabetes, Type 1, Type 2, and gestational diabetes. She is well-versed in the latest technologies of diabetic insulin pumps and continuous glucose monitoring (CGM) management and analysis. Ms. May has participated in several public and community outreach programs to raise awareness about diabetes. She is an advocate for fostering the development of cooperative professional relationships with all healthcare users. She maintains the highest standards in clinical and quality care, supporting clinical practice within an organization. She has many honors and recognitions for academic achievements and has participated in discharge planning program initiation and implemented projects for the pre and post-operative and in-patient and outpatient diabetes policies. A part of Ms. May’s major accomplishments in the surge of the COVID-19 pandemic was being at the forefront of the UAE emergency healthcare support services and participating in SEHA’s team innovation program for children diagnosed with Type 1 diabetes at United Arab Emirates University in 2021. Her areas of expertise include, 

  • Management of type 1 and type 2 diabetes (adult and pediatric)
  • Certified: insulin pump/continuous glucose monitoring training and management
  • Diabetes during pregnancy
  • Healthy lifestyle coaching


  • SEHA Community Outreach Program
  • SEHA Research Committee for Nurses and Allied Health Workers