It is extremely important for healthcare professionals to know their patients, be familiar with their fasting situation and support them during Ramadan, especially if they are people living with diabetes.
Ensuring the optimal care of the many people with diabetes who fast during Ramadan is crucial. Peer support is an important element, complementing medical consultations with healthcare professionals.
Management of diabetes during Ramadan fasting is a challenge for many people with diabetes and healthcare professionals. The IDF-DAR guidelines intend to help people with diabetes achieve a safer Ramadan.
The majority of Muslims across the globe are passionate about fasting during the Holy month of Ramadan, one of the five pillars of Islam.