Managing Diabetes during Ramadan

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Ramadan and Diabetes

Several of the world’s great religions recommend a period of fasting or abstinence from certain foods. Of these, the Islamic fast during the Muslim month of Ramadan is strictly observed every year. Ramadan is the ninth month of the Islamic calendar. It is a time when all Muslims all around the world focus on praying, fasting, doing charity, and religious devotion. Fasting during the holy month of Ramadan is an important spiritual practice. If you are diagnosed with diabetes you may wonder how fasting during Ramadan will affect your health. There are a lot of misconceptions about diabetes and fasting during Ramadan. The following article will help you understand how to manage diabetes while fasting during Ramadan. Continue Reading


Type 2 Diabetes Triggers Hearing Impairment

Diabetes is a condition in which the amount of glucose in the blood is very high and the body cannot use so much amount of glucose properly. Pancreas produce a hormone called as insulin as insulin is vital for life. Diabetes condition arises due to improper function of the pancreas where the pancreas fails to produce any amount of insulin or produces low amounts. This impaired insulin secretion then helps the glucose to enter the body’s cells.

There are two types of Diabetes:-

  • Type 1 Diabetes: – In type 1 diabetes the beta cells of the pancreas do not make insulin.
  • Type 2 Diabetes: – In type 2 diabetes the pancreas continues to make insulin, but a cellular impairment in sensitivity to insulin results in raised blood glucose levels.

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