Ramadan health risk for people with diabetes


FASTING during Ramadan could be dangerous for people with health conditions such as diabetes, Diabetes UK has warned. Those who fast during the holy month, due to start next Tuesday (7), will go over 17 hours a day without eating. Eating big meals at Suhoor and Iftar, the meals before and after fasting, could see their blood glucose levels rise to dangerously high levels. Krishna Sarda, engaging communities manager at Diabetes UK, said: “Diabetes UK recognises and respects that this is a very important time for people and we are urging people with diabetes to take care of their health.…

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