Today marks the first day of the Islamic holy month of Ramadan when the Muslim community refrains from eating and drinking between sunrise and sunset for around thirty days.
Fasting can, though, be a dilemma for many people who also happen to have diabetes. They want to observe the fast, but that could mean putting their health at risk.
This year, the charity Diabetes UK is highlighting the dangers and assuring people that they can still follow their faith. The interviewees in Matin Dowse's report are: Nadeem Iqbal who has type 1 Diabetes, and Jenny Patel from Diabetes UK.
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