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Diabetes Canada Position Statement for People With Types 1 and 2 Diabetes Who Fast During Ramadan

This is the first Canadian position statement on the topic of Ramadan fasting and diabetes. It provides guidance for Canadian health-care providers to help maintain the health and safety of their Muslim patients during Ramadan fasting. It is meant to complement Diabetes Canada’s Clinical Practice Guidelines.

Resource Information

Date

April 28, 2018

Author

Bajaj H, Abouhassan T, Ahsan M, Arnaout A, Hassanein M, Houlden R, Khan T, Khandwala H, Verma S.

Type

Evidence Summary, Guide

Setting

Primary Care

Age

Children (4-11), Youth (12-17), Adults (18-64), Older Adults (65 and over)

Topic

Special Diets

Language

English

Jurisdiction

Local/Municipal/Regional, Provincial, National, International

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