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Ramadan and diabetes

Discussion in 'Ask A Question' started by HICHAM_T2, Mar 14, 2018.

  1. HICHAM_T2

    HICHAM_T2 Type 2 · Well-Known Member

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    Good day members
    I think many members have heard of Ramadan
    What is the month of Ramadan?
    We Muslims fast for a whole month every year
    Fasting begins every day before sunrise even after sunset
    We are not allowed to eat or even drink water or smoke etc
    Only fasting healthy young and old

    The sick and young are not imposed on them
    After two months from now Ramadan will come, I think it is very appropriate for me

    I'm sure the result will be great
    Is there anyone here who likes to share my experience?
    More information
    http://english.alarabiya.net/en/var...le-health-benefits-of-fasting-in-Ramadan.html
     
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    paulus1 Type 2 · Well-Known Member

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    hi, it would depend on the type of treatment your on if diet or metformin careful fasting would not hurt. insulin injecting then maybe not. whatever you do god won't condemn you if you cant do it because of health reasons. hope you have a successful fast.
     
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  3. HICHAM_T2

    HICHAM_T2 Type 2 · Well-Known Member

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    I agree with you in some things depending on the type of treatment


    I think there is no problem with the second type that is not insulin dependent

    The doctor can confirm that
     
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    HICHAM_T2 Type 2 · Well-Known Member

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    HICHAM_T2 Type 2 · Well-Known Member

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    Thank you I we'll check it
     
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    HICHAM_T2 Type 2 · Well-Known Member

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    Fasting has so many benefits that I have heard that it is the only solution to sensory nerves

    It has been determined by science that nerve cells live again by fasting

    In general, consultation with the doctor is obligatory for patients

    I have been fasting since childhood without problems

    Sometime we are fasting about 17 hours without problem
    Thanks
     
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    ringi Type 2 · Well-Known Member

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    Remember that if you have rice or other carbs when you break your fast, you will unto the health benefits of fasting. Therefore plan your food.
     
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    HICHAM_T2 Type 2 · Well-Known Member

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    Thank you
    Usually we eat meals after sunset and before dawn
     
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    ringi Type 2 · Well-Known Member

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    Makes these meals as carb free as you can, then you have one of the most powerful methods of reversing type2.
     
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    HICHAM_T2 Type 2 · Well-Known Member

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    For me I do not use any medications just diet and whole Ramadan diet
     
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    I was staying in a hotel in Al Ain, UAE for a week during Ramadan. I'll tell you what, when the sun went down they had a temporary dining restaurant outside the hotel Rotana there and that place filled up bigtime and they were eating and smoking with both hands! No boozy treats though. They had those in the hotel bar/restaurant though.
     
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    HICHAM_T2 Type 2 · Well-Known Member

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    A true Muslim who is afraid of God does not smoke. I may be carrying the name of a Muslim but I have nothing to do with the teachings of Islam
    Like all other religions, there are those who carry their names and do not work with them
    Anyway we will not go out on the subject range thank you
     
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    Several posts have been deleted from this thread for being off topic.

    Please remain on topic, or further posts will be deleted.

    It is not appropriate to derail this thread with comments on failures in religious observance. The thread is about fasting. Let’s keep it so.
     
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    HICHAM_T2 Type 2 · Well-Known Member

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    Hi @Brunneria
    We are sorry for that
     
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    Brunneria Other · Guru

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    You have no reason to apologise @hichamgsm.
    This forum is not a place where you have to defend your religion.
    We are here to help each other with our health. :)
     
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    Thanks a lot my friend
     
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    The concept of fasting is in many religions. For good reason I think. It has to be good for you spiritually and physically.
     
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    Yes are you right
    Fasting has many benefits, such as salvation. Of toxins
    https://www.medicalnewstoday.com/articles/295914.php





    Fasting: health benefits and risks

    Last updated Mon 27 July 2015

    By Honor Whiteman

    Fasting is commonly associated with the month of Ramadan. As you read this, billions of Muslims around the world are engaging in this declaration of faith that involves abstaining from food and drink from dawn until dusk. While fasting for Ramadan is down to spiritual beliefs, many of us choose to fast with the belief that it benefits our health. But does it?



    A number of studies have suggested intermittent fasting has numerous health benefits, including weight loss, lower blood pressure and reduced cholesterol.

    In recent years, numerous studies have suggested that intermittent fasting - abstaining or reducing food and drink intake periodically - can be good for us, making it one of the most popular diet trends worldwide.

    One of the most well-known intermittent fasting diets is the 5:2 Fast Diet - a plan that involves eating the recommended calorie intake for 5 days a week but reducing calorie intake to 25% for the remaining 2 days - to 500 calories a day for women and 600 a day for men.

    According to Dr. Michael Mosley - author of The Fast Diet books - this eating plan can not only help people lose weight, but it offers an array of other health benefits.

    "Studies of intermittent fasting show that not only do people see improvements in blood pressure and their cholesterol levels, but also in their insulin sensitivity," he adds.

    In June 2014, for example, Medical News Today reported on a study suggesting periodic fasting - defined in the study as 1 day of water-only fasting a week - may reduce the risk of diabetes among people at high risk for the condition.

    Another study, conducted by Dr. Valter Longo and colleagues from the University of Southern California (USC) in Los Angeles, found longer periods of fasting - 2-4 days - may even "reboot" the immune system, clearing out old immune cells and regenerating new ones - a process they say could protect against cell damage caused by factors such as aging and chemotherapy.

    But what are the mechanisms underlying the suggested health benefits of fasting?

    The potential benefits of intermittent fasting

    Since the body is unable to get its energy from food during fasting, it dips into glucose that is stored in the liver and muscles. This begins around 8 hours after the last meal is consumed.

    When the stored glucose has been used up, the body then begins to burn fat as a source of energy, which can result in weight loss.

    As well as aiding weight loss, Dr. Razeen Mahroof, of the University of Oxford in the UK, explains that the use of fat for energy can help preserve muscle and reduce cholesterol levels.



    When the body has used up glucose stores during fasting, it burns fat for energy, resulting in weight loss.

    "A detoxification process also occurs, because any toxins stored in the body's fat are dissolved and removed from the body," he adds, noting that after a few days of fasting, higher levels of endorphins - "feel-good" hormones - are produced in the blood, which can have a positive impact on mental well-being.

    As mentioned previously, the study by Dr. Longo and colleagues suggests prolonged fasting may also be effective for regenerating immune cells.

    "When you starve, the system tries to save energy, and one of the things it can do to save energy is to recycle a lot of the immune cells that are not needed, especially those that may be damaged," Dr. Longo explains.

    In their study, published in the journal Cell Stem Cell, the team found that repeated cycles of 2-4 days without food over a 6-month period destroyed the old and damaged immune cells in mice and generated new ones.

    What is more, the team found that cancer patients who fasted for 3 days prior to chemotherapy were protected against immune system damage that can be caused by the treatment, which they attribute to immune cell regeneration.

    "The good news is that the body got rid of the parts of the system that might be damaged or old, the inefficient parts, during the fasting," says Dr. Longo. "Now, if you start with a system heavily damaged by chemotherapy or aging, fasting cycles can generate, literally, a new immune system."

    With the potential health benefits of fasting widely hailed by nutritionists worldwide, it is no wonder many of us are putting our love of food to one side in order to give it a try.

    But intermittent fasting isn't all bells and whistles, according to some researchers and health care professionals, and there are some people who should avoid the diet altogether.
     
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