Fasting for Ramadan. The benefits and caveats for the chronically ill


Ramadan is the biggest challenge for people with chronic diseases such as diabetes, heart disease and kidney. Etc.
Or excessive eating at night, as well as activity
Because fasting food relationship, either abstain from eating it day
The unusual physical fasting when obligatory prayers during this month. And we will address in this article
Relationship of fasting some of these diseases.
Heart sick and fasting
Dr Khalid Bin Abdul Allah Tiger, consultant and Professor of Cardiology and coronary catheterization, Faculty of medicine, and a fellow
The American College of Cardiology, heart-healthy fast in all respects, it reduces the level of sugar, compression
Blood cholesterol, reduces the speed of tension, anger, emotion, and helps control methods, and the appropriate
90 percent of heart patients.
Is there a heart patients who were affected by fasting? Answered Dr Tiger Yes, including patients with clots.
Acute heart failure, the heart of the third and fourth phases, unstable angina, shortness of the arteries
From the third and fourth phases, uncontrolled hypertension. It is supposed to consult patients.
Heart their physicians before Ramadan, to assess their condition and learn their ability to fast or not,
In certain cases such as coronary
Be a positive or negative effect on fasting as the patient’s condition, especially
Heart, and narrow or expansion valves and heart muscle weakness, high blood pressure.
Caveats for heart patients
In cases of
• Not to take medication after breakfast directly, because that leads to hypotension, especially
Dryness of liquids.
• Not to eat more salt in food.
• We recommend that you divide the meals over the course of the evening’s few quantities and variety.
• The patient to follow the guidance of your physician regarding heart medications. For address
Aspirin be after breakfast, and medicine after taraweeh, remaining divides on the evening.
• Eat more fruits and vegetables, and stay away from foods high in fat and salt
And those on the sugars taken up after breakfast.
• Not to neglect exercise during Ramadan.
• Heart patients and pressure if desire to perform Umrah in Ramadaan, asking your physician, and should be
With breakfast, to get away from the crowds, and you better not wear himself, Tawaaf and saa’i
That day or night
And call
On a Chair, and if I feel pain or in case of any emergency complications, stop immediately.
Ambulance, put sublingual nitroglycerine pill and not putting pressure on himself to doom, DIN
Praise be to Allah.
Diabetic fasting
Dr Khaled Abdul Allah OK, consultant diabetes and endocrinology, Chairman of Association «healing»,
That diabetics often need to make a change in the amount and the type of treatment that they use during the month of fasting,
Under the guidance of a medical team Wizard and make sure there is no mind hinders healthy fasting. He stressed the need to ensure
Blood sugar regularly during hours of fasting, fasting, blood sugar analysis and particularly in
The first hour of fasting before Dhuhr and ASR prayers before and before breakfast in Morocco, and light it
Appropriate dose adjustment.
And about the complications that may occur during fasting, Dr said that:
• Fluid loss and dehydration, people with diabetes are more likely to lose fluids
Lead to drought, which in turn can lead to clots, and therefore there must be a lot of drinking liquids
Unsweetened after breakfast and lack of exposure to sunlight or bye exertion during the fasting period.
• Sharp rise in blood sugar. When your blood sugar is over 250 mg/DSL, which may result in
Symptoms of high blood sugar like urinate large amounts of feeling thirsty appetite dizziness blurred
To consider.

• The sharp drop in blood sugar. When blood sugar is 70 mg/DSL or less. The main symptom of low
Blood sugar: feeling hungry dizziness feeling tired and fatigue shiver sweating concern and tension not focus
Cramps and fainting sugary acidic acetone (when blood sugar is more than 350
Wired/DSL), with the advent of the ketone (acetone), which is a dangerous condition on the patient’s life lead
To smell the ketone from patient’s mouth breathing rate increased shortness of breath a sharp pain in the abdomen, nausea
And vomiting.
Fasting is safe
And fasting, diabetes is recommended:
• Commitment to their chosen diet, including eating 3 meals (breakfast snack in the middle of the night.
And abstain from foods that contain a great deal of simple sugars and fats
Sohour) daily.
Saturated. Breakfast should be accelerated and delayed sohour before Fajr.
• Eat as much fluids that do not contain sugar, preferably Zamzam to facilitate him
• Lack of physical exertion or stay long in hot weather to avoid
After the ‘ ASR prayer.
Hours of fasting, especially
• Must be physical activity during the day with eternity to rest and tranquillity in the afternoon.
• End of fasting without hesitation at any time when a sharp decline in blood sugar levels drop below 60
Wired/DSL, even if you do not feel symptoms of decline, this situation requires when they happen end fasting
Without hesitation and drink contains sugar, and repeats it until her blood sugar level
• Soaring blood sugar to 250 or 300 mg/DSL happens to many people with diabetes even in
With symptoms like feeling
If not fasting, he probably did not require non-fasting only if accompanied
Fatigue and frequent urination or urinary acetone in appearance or up in the blood or the occurrence of altitude because of
Accidental disease patient another sharp. Here, it must be fast-acting insulin dose and re-
Analysis in half an hour, if it decreases or rose, it must end the fast and fluid contain
If the owner of that illness or ketone.
The sugar and go to the hospital, especially
Diabetes drug amendments
Advised Dr. OK all people with diabetes to know the most important amendments required dosage before you start fasting,
As follows:
) And
Older (contracted diabetes after 30 years of age
: Type 2 diabetes patients, who are often
• First.
Few young people who have type II diabetes as a result of obesity. Them:
Patients who are treated with diet with or without disks that increase the effectiveness of insulin without increasing the
Excretion can fasting without change in dosage, so don’t be afraid of falling blood sugar level without
Natural level using these types.
Patients who are treated with diet and pills that increase insulin secretion can fasting with eating
Main dose before breakfast and the second dose reduction to found before Suhoor, since these types of
In blood sugar level below normal.
Discs may cause a decrease
Patients treated with long-acting insulin dose can fasting and eat before breakfast in Morocco
And reduce the amount of the dose if the blood sugar before Suhoor or during the day.
Patients treated with two doses of insulin can fasting with key dose before breakfast.
Reduce dose Suhoor to prevent blood sugar drop below normal level during fasting hours.
They need to consult their doctor to determine
Patients in several doses a day
Possibility of their fast with modification in type, quantity and number of doses.
Category of adolescents and youth, such as those patients being treated
: The first type of diabetes patients often
• II
They cannot do without it, and each uses an insulin pump that
With two or more doses of insulin per day
♦ Their need of insulin around the clock, so the doctor must decide alone the possibility
Their fast.
Kidney patient and fasting
The possibility of fasting a patient kidney stones and urinary tract infections and renal failure infected!
The question is repeated annually.
Before the fasting of Ramadan with antibiotics with
The urinary tract infections no longer constitute an obstacle
Longer be taken once or twice a day, as well as adequate awareness among patients
With the stones to drink water and liquids with an abundant amount at night to avoid the problem of drought and away from physical stress
And attendance at the diet prescribed by doctors.
And the heat of the Sun which lose fluid day
As for the kidney disease are multiple and vary its relation to fasting, as the case may be, and generally have
Patient review physician for counseling and advice before the start of Ramadan. As long as that condition is stable
, It’s punctuated by process
Renal failure patient can fasting only on the days where dialysis day.
Give a nutritious solutions. Either the patient who suffers from fluctuating health condition, it is obvious that the lack of fluids
When salts can lead to dehydration and kidney function, and therefore is not recommended.
For planter, if ever on agriculture than in stable condition can fasting, either
And finally
Without it you may affect overall fasting, fasting is not recommended.
To help avoid salted food
We stress the need to continue to take medication during the fasting period in accordance with
Avoid taking diuretics
Or sodium-rich as well as containing simple sugars as possible, too.

As drinks containing caffeine from coffee, tea and soft drinks, are contributing to increased loss
The fluids of the body and increase your chances to air dry, and avoid foods that might increase the total sediment or
Walpole, like alauxalat and rich sources of calcium.