Diabetes and Ramadan – practical insulin management

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Insulin treatment regimens of diabetic Muslims need modification of timing and/or dosage during Ramadan

You will learn:
To ensure that patients on insulin receive early and appropriate guidance from their healthcare professional to achieve safe fasting during Ramadan
Understanding the issues that patients on insulin face during Ramadan
Understanding the supportive role of the clinician as well as preparation for Ramadan, including a trial three-day fast
Identifying the problems that can occur, using the data from the 2020 Global Assessment which reported worldwide hypoglycaemia (15%), hyperglycaemia (16%) and emergency care (8-12%); and how to avoid these problems through education and self-monitoring
What new interventions, using digital support systems, are useful in the post COVID-19 era.


ATTENTIONKindly note that if you attended the live webinar, you have already received 1 CPD point and will not be permitted to receive additional points for the report. Should this occur, the HPCSA will only record the 1 CPD point from the live webinar, invalidating any additional CPD points from the report. Please note deNovo Medica ensures uploading of your CPD points to the HPCSA: please don’t upload these yourself.

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