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Ramadan and the management of diabetes

What advice should healthcare professionals give to people with diabetes who are considering fasting during the Islamic month of Ramadan? This year Ramadan begins on 12th April and, in readiness, Diabetes & Primary Care has published “How to manage diabetes during Ramadan”.
This updated quick reference guide includes information on:

  • Who should, and should not, fast.
  • Categories of risk for people with diabetes who are thinking of fasting.
  • Non-insulin dose modification for people with type 2 diabetes.
  • Advice on fasting during the COVID-19 pandemic.

Readers are encouraged to download, print and share this handy new resource with colleagues. Click here to access the guide.

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