This Continuous Professional Development activity is designed to provide healthcare practitioners with an understanding of best practices and guidelines for managing diabetes during the month of Ramadan in Muslim patients who are religiously observant and refrain from food, liquids and medication during sunlight hours. Topics include the pathophysiology of fasting, risks, and the significance of pre- and post- Ramadan supervision of patients with diabetes.

Target audience:

Health care professionals involved in the care of patients with diabetes

Major Topics:

  • Pathophysiology and Risks of Fasting in Patients with Diabetes

  • Managing and Supervising Patients with Diabetes in Ramadan

Activity Duration:

3 hours