Dr Pronab Choudhury | The Daily Star
  • Dr Pronab Choudhury

  • Diabetes care during COVID-19

    People with diabetes are not more likely to get COVID-19 than the general population. The risk of getting very sick from COVID-19 is likely to be lower if diabetes is well-managed.
  • Donate blood and give a gift of life

    World blood donor day (June 14) is an annual event, usually on the same date each year, to thank voluntary blood donors, acknowledge them and encourage blood donation, especially by representing how blood donations have saved and changed lives. The Day has the slogan ‘Safe blood for all’ to raise awareness of the universal need for safe blood in the delivery of health care and the crucial roles that voluntary donations play in achieving the goal of universal health coverage.
  • Diabetes control during Ramadan

    Diabetes during Ramadan

    The month of Ramadan is a special time for the Muslim where fasting and feasting are integral to religious life, social interaction and communal celebration. Understanding the spiritual significance of this month to the Muslim as well as the practical aspects can put the physician in a much stronger position to gain patient trust and facilitate communication.