The National Diabetes Center at Hamad Medical Corporation (HMC) is launching a national campaign titled "Ramadan and Diabetes.. Safe Fasting for Health Protection".
This campaign seeks to educate individuals with Diabetes and the population in the State of Qatar, raise awareness about the disease, and help people with Diabetes protect their health during and after the holy month of Ramadan. The campaign will highlight strategies for preventing and treating Diabetes related to lifestyle, including monitoring blood glucose levels, physical activity rate, healthy nutrition, and adjusting medication doses and timings during Ramadan.
Dr. Manal Musallam Othman, the Director of Diabetes Education at HMC, said: "Diabetes is a complex condition that can cause immediate and life-threatening complications in the long term. As a result, health education, prevention, and diagnostic services are at the forefront of efforts to control Diabetes and related chronic diseases."