Ramadan Fasting with Type 2 Diabetes

Studies have found that Muslims with type 2 diabetes who observe fasting for Ramadan can experience problems with their blood sugar control. The fast is observed from sunrise to sunset for 30 days during the ninth month of the Islamic calendar. While patients with type 2 are exempt from fasting during Ramadan, many individuals still choose to participate. The findings indicate patients with type 2 who choose to fast must be extra vigilant in monitoring their blood glucose levels to avoid hypo- or hyperglycemia. Read more

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