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Physician Awareness in Diabetes Management During Ramadan 2015-A Focus Group Discussion

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Physician Awareness in Diabetes Management During Ramadan 2015-A Focus Group Discussion

Source: Touchendocrinology

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Muslims represent 18-25% of the global population, which is approximately 1.1-1.5 billion people.1 There are about 50 million Muslims worldwide with diabetes who fast during the holy month of Ramadan each year.2 All healthy Muslims aged from late childhood or early adolescence or puberty (which ranges from 10-14 years and over) are commanded to fast from sunrise to sunset during the consecrated month of Ramadan.

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