Can a diabetic fast on Yom Kippur?

Answer On One Hand: Some Diabetics Can Fast for Yom KippurFasting for Yom Kippur is an important Jewish tradition. In many religions, fasting is a way of cleansing the soul and body; diabetics may feel th... Read More »

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How to Have a Yom Kippur Fast?

Yom Kippur is one of the most important Jewish holidays. It is a time to atone for any sins or wrongdoings committed in the previous year. One of the primary observances includes fasting, or comple... Read More »

Can I fast if I am diabetic?

On One Hand: Yes, Some CanIt is possible to fast if you are a diabetic. According to, "If controlled strictly through diet and you have not reached the point where you are taking med... Read More »

Just done a 9 hour fast and my blood sugar is 6.5 mmol is that a pre diabetic?

How to Observe Yom Kippur?

Jews Praying in the Synagogue on Yom Kippur, by Maurycy Gottlieb (1878)Yom Kippur is a Jewish holy day that takes place 10 days after Rosh Hashana (the Jewish New Year). Also known as the Day of At... Read More »