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The Aga Khan University Hospital Pakistan

Interactive Facebook Live Session on keeping a healthy diet this Ramadan

 
<p><g class="gr_ gr_677 gr-alert gr_spell gr_inline_cards gr_run_anim ContextualSpelling ins-del" id="677" data-gr-id="677">Wth</g> the Ramadan season just around the corner, The Aga Khan University Hospital organized an interactive Facebook Live Session with its expert panel of doctors in order to address the various dos and don&#39;ts for health with fasting for the holy season. The Facebook Live session was focused on the following areas:</p><ul><li>Nutrition
</li><li>Family Medicine
</li><li>Diabetes
</li><li>Gastroenterology
</li></ul><p>The expert panel of doctors consisted of:</p><ul><li>Dr. Faisal Waseem, Associate Professor, Gastroenterology</li><li>Dr. Qamar Masood, Associate Professor, Endocrinology</li><li>Dr. Sana Asfar, Dietitian, Gen Surgery-Gastro</li><li>Dr. Fauzia Akhtar, Associate Professor, Family Medicine</li><li>Dr. Om Prakash, Assistant Professor, Medicine, Gastroenterology</li>
</ul><p>The one-hour long session was well received on social media with more than 100 queries pouring from people who were viewing the session. The queries were focused on different areas such as:</p><ul><li>The perfect diet schedule for diabetic patients
</li><li>Use of medicines in Ramadan
</li><li>Food combinations that sustain blood sugar levels
</li><li>Controlling Acidity  
</li><li>Breastfeeding and pregnancy
</li><li>Causes of stomach cancer
</li><li>Benefits of having dates
</li><li>Hypertension
</li><li>Weight maintenance
</li><li>Diet plans for working women
</li><li>Blood donation
</li><li>&amp; many more…
</li></ul><p>The sessions proved beneficial for much of the audience as it addressed various areas related to keeping a healthy routine and was well received by a majority of people who wanted to know how they could steer through the Ramadan routine.</p><p>This Facebook Live session recording can be viewed using the link below:</p><p>https://www.facebook.com/AKUHPakistan/videos/1626383254134995/</p><p> 
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