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Guide to Diabetes

Useful  resources for the Islamic month of Ramadan for patients, carers and collegues

( July 2014)


  • Religious fasting, Ramadan and hypoglycemia in people with diabetes
    Recent recent “spotlight” article about fasting and hypoglycaemia in Diabetic Hypoglycemia (June 2014, Vol 7, Issue 1, Pages 15-19). This was published at the beginning of Ramadan together with a colleague in Glasgow.
    Alia Gilani1, Melanie Davies2, Kamlesh Khunti2, 1 NHS Glasgow, United Kingdom, 2 Leicester Diabetes Centre, Leicester General Hospital, Leicester, United Kingdom 
  • Looking After Diabetes During Ramadan - guide for patients and helathcare professional - Guide produced by the diabetes department University hospitals of Leicester- Your local guide.


Local Mosques 


NHS Resources

Healthy eating during Ramadan

Healthcare Professionals


Looking after Diabetes During Ramadan - patient information booklet

Information about managing your diabetes during ramadan, produced by the Diabetes Team UHL  Download Document