QDA ALLOCATES HOTLINE FOR HELPING PATIENTS

Qatar Diabetes Association (QDA) has launched some pieces of advice to ensure safe fasting to diabetics, allocating a hotline to receive the inquiries of those fasting from 8:30 am to 1:30 pm at 4454311 � 55274919. QDA has also allocated a doctor hotline at 55981331 to help diabetic patients who are fasting to get their medication, starting 8:00 pm until 11:00 pm.

QDA further affirmed that it is important for the diabetic to do a blood sugar test while fasting, especially in the first week of Ramadan, in order to make sure the results are within the required level.

QDA also advised checking the sugar level in blood before driving, in order to ensure the safety of the driver and everyone else during the fasting hours.

Source: Government of South Africa