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Fasting for Ramadan, affected HbA1c last year, hypo’s and hyper’s after iftaar

Kamlesh Khunti, Leicester General Hospital, UK

The case:

48 years old Ismail Farooq works full time as an office-based IT consultant. He

lives with his wife and 3 children. His BMI is 25. Ismail has chronic coronary syndrome but only sparse episodes with angina

He is seeing GP for advice as he’d like to fast for Ramadan and struggled last year with hypoglycaemias and rebound hyperglycaemic episodes.

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