Medical professionals are warning diabetic Muslims about the concerns of fasting from sunrise to sunset during Ramadan.
Diabetes UK is advising practicing Muslims to consult their GP if they decide to fast.
A recent study published in the British Medical Journal found that the change in eating patterns during Ramadan increased the risk of severe hyperglycaemia significantly.
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It will be another day of frequent sunny spells, brisk winds, and isolated showers.
Friday will remain cold in the breeze with a mixture of sunny spells and isolated showers.
Outbreaks of rain, sleet and some hill snow are forecast across the region through Saturday morning.