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Diabetics: Fast safely during Ramadan

Published on Jul 1, 2014 3:58 PM
 
Muslims with diabetes face a number of health risks and need adequate preparation in order to fast safely during the month of Ramadan. -- PHOTO: ST FILE

Muslims with diabetes face a number of health risks and need adequate preparation in order to fast safely during the month of Ramadan.

Otherwise, they may feel light-headed or even faint from hypoglycaemia, when blood sugar levels fall to abnormally low levels.

We ask experts to tackle some commonly asked questions.

1. Can diabetic patients monitor their blood glucose levels during Ramadan?

 
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