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News: NIHR Collaboration for Leadership in Applied Health Research and Care Greater Manchester (CLAHRC GM) funded research shows British Muslims with diabetes need more healthcare support during Ramadan

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NIHR Collaboration for Leadership in Applied Health Research and Care Greater Manchester (CLAHRC GM) funded research shows British Muslims with diabetes need more healthcare support during Ramadan 

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NIHR Collaboration for Leadership in Applied Health Research and Care Greater Manchester (CLAHRC GM) funded research shows British Muslims with diabetes need more healthcare support during Ramadan 

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The first study in the UK to explore the beliefs which influence the experience and practices of British Muslims’ diabetes management found tensions often exist between observing the important religious ritual in accordance with their faith and the competing need to manage their health.

The research, funded by the NIHR CLAHRC GM, found many saw fasting during Ramadan as a religious duty which should be fulfilled by all Muslims in spite of living with diabetes.

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21/01/2014 

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21/04/2014 

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Last modified at 21/01/2014 12:28  by Vaishali Patel