Meet Sidra Medicine’s Experts: Gestational diabetes and Ramadan

Date: April 08, 2021

Join us for the free Meet Sidra Medicine’s Experts webinar series, featuring guidance and recommendations on subjects related to women’s and children’s health. We will be sharing a range of topics, including lactation and nutritional advice; diabetes management guidance for parents and patients; mental health, and more.

Title of the session: Gestational diabetes and Ramadan

Speaker: Alyaa Al Sulaiti - Registered Dietitian I

Discussion points:

  • Definition and diagnosis of gestational diabetes
  • Create a food plan appropriate for Ramadan
  • The importance of fluids and physical activity
  • How to monitor your sugar reading during the day
  • How to deal with low and high blood sugar levels

Target Audience: Public