Ramadan with Caring
If your blood sugar drops below 3.9 mmol/L, you may start to experience trembling, sweating, palpitations, hunger, headaches or feeling faint.This condition is commonly due to:
- Insufficient carbohydrate intake
- Eating your sahur meal too early
- Skipping your sahur meal
- Intense physical activity during the day or finally
- Not adjusting your insulin or oral antidiabetic medication dosage during fasting.
If your blood sugar spikes above 16.6 mmol/L on the other hand, you may experience extreme thirst or hunger, frequent urination, lethargy, nausea or bouts of vomiting.This is usually due to:
- The excessive consumption of carbohydrates and sugary food or drinks
- Missing your prescribed medication
- Inactivity or sleeping through the day.
Carbohydrate is one of the macronutrients besides protein and fat. Since it is a source of glucose and energy to support body functions and physical activity, it is essential to optimise the amount of carbohydrates consumed in order to manage your blood sugar effectively. Click the button below for a complete carbohydrate consumption guide.
The Ramadan Plate
Diabetes- Specific Formulas
Simple Tips To Help You Eat Right & Stay Healthy During Ramadan
A Diabetic Consumption Guide During Ramadan
Carbohydrate Consumption Management During The Month of Ramadan
Ramadan Consumption Plan
Emotional Checks During Ramadan & Syawal for Person with Diabetes
Healthier Food Options At A Ramadan Bazaar
Syawal Meal Plan
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