Diabetes and Ramadan

The holy month of Ramadan is less than two weeks away!

Followers must refrain from eating and drinking between dawn and sunset and must abstain from using oral medication. Adjustment to meals and medication during this period, is therefore needed.

Our guidelines for healthcare professionals include practical information and management recommendations to ensure that optimal care is delivered to people with diabetes who fast during Ramadan.

  Diabetes and Ramadan: Practical Guidelines  

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Diabetes among refugees in the Middle East IDF Congress 2019 Busan, Korea

Dr Yousef Shahin is a medical doctor, currently managing the NCD programme in United Nations Relief and Works Agency for Palestine Refugees in the Near East (UNRWA). Join his discussion and share:

  • Your best practices concerning diabetes prevention among refugees
  • What the needed tools for the provision of diabetes care are, during emergencies and refugee situations

The IDF Congress in Busan, Korea will take place on 2-6 December 2019! 

  • Register early and save up to 30%!
  • View the advance programme here


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