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UAE firm helps diabetics find balance during Ramadan

Abu Dhabi, June 25 (IANS/WAM) The National Health Insurance Company-Daman held an event to help diabetic patients focus on how to manage their health during the holy month of Ramadan.

Jun 24 2013, 4:00pm CDT | by

UAE firm helps diabetics find balance during Ramadan
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Abu Dhabi, June 25 (IANS/WAM) The National Health Insurance Company-Daman held an event to help diabetic patients focus on how to manage their health during the holy month of Ramadan.

The "Find the Balance Between Ramadan and Diabetes" event was attended by 300 diabetic patients and their families.

The event featured an interactive seminar and workshop to support and educate patients with Type 2 diabetes on safe fasting during Ramadan.

It focused on how to manage diabetes and the importance of maintaining healthy habits while fasting. Through group activities and question-answer sessions, the audience was provided with health tips and wholesome recipes that can be used throughout the year, not only during Ramadan.

Nutritionists also discusses challenges patients face during Ramadan and gave advice on what to eat, portion sizes and preferred times of eating.

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