21 June 2016
People with anemia are generally able to observe fasting during Ramadan as long as they are careful and control their diet appropriately, says Hamad Medical Corporation’s (HMC) Nutrition Specialist,...
14 June 2016
Ramadan is a period of fasting; however overindulging in food when breaking a fast can lead to weight gain. “Fasting, if done responsibly, can benefit your health,” said Mrs. Charina Daniel, Clinical...
13 June 2016
Diabetes patients should aim to do at least 30 minutes of physical exercise a day during the Holy Month of Ramadan, according to Professor Abdul-Badi Abou-Samra, Chairman of Medicine at Hamad Medical...
10 June 2016
Nutrition during pregnancy plays an important role in the health of both mother and baby. It is therefore extremely important for pregnant women who are fasting to be aware of how to fast safely. “...
09 June 2016
During Ramadan, dialysis patients should pay close attention to the food they eat to stay healthy when fasting, according to Hamad Medical Corporation (HMC) Nutrition Supervisor, Mr. Ghazi Dararkeh...
14 July 2015
Nearly 5,000 people were screened for diabetes both in the run up to and during the Holy month of Ramadan this year by Action on Diabetes (AoD), a public- private partnership initiated and funded by...
14 July 2015
Hamad Medical Corporation's (HMC) Chief Consultant of Emergency Medicine, Dr. Warda Al Saad, is urging residents to avoid overeating during the festivities marking Eid Al Fitr in order to prevent...
11 July 2015
Decreased food intake during the month of Ramadan is a well-known risk factor for the development of hypoglycemia among individuals with diabetes who choose to fast. Abstention from food and fluids...
06 July 2015
Fasting in the month of Ramadan has many advantages for individuals living with psychological disorders such as mild degrees of depression, anxiety, and insomnia as fasting, and the spiritual and...
04 July 2015
Parents are cautioned to closely monitor children and adolescents who wish to fast during Ramadan to ensure their health is not negatively impacted by low intake of food and fluids. Many Muslims are...
02 July 2015
Imagine a world without hamburgers, cakes, French fries and ice cream. Sounds impossible, right? Now imagine Beyonce losing 20 pounds simply by fasting and using a concoction of lemon juice, water,...
27 June 2015
A cardiology expert at Hamad Medical Corporation (HMC) advises people with heart problems to take extra precautions while fasting during Ramadan, and to consult their cardiologists, particularly in...

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