Diabetic patients could observe fasting in Ramazan

KARACHI: Sahar Foundation Trust Karachi in collaboration with Youth Study Circle organized a medical lecture on the theme of “Diabetic Patients and Ramazan fastings at a local hall of Garden West here on Friday.

Delivering lecture to the participants, noted diabetes expert Dr Amjad Qadri said that 3/4 diabetes patients could observe fasting during the holy month of Ramazan, however, they should avoid taking sweet items. He said that they could take some fruit to break the fasting.

He said that most of the people observing fasting do not care of their health and take sweet and spicy dishes which deteriorate their health by raising blood pressure and sugar level in their bodies.