Diabetes and Ramadan

16 April 2020

Instruction for Patients with Diabetes Mellitus
during the Holy Month of Ramadan

Patients with diabetes mellitus, characterized by chronic hyperglycemia, have to follow the recommendations of their physicians, regarding whether they can fast during Ramadan month, as some patients with certain complications or who have uncontrolled blood sugar levels may be advised not to fast due to the imposed health risk of fasting. This video highlights certain tips that can be followed by patients with diabetes who decide to fast.


Hala Ahmadieh MD, MHPE

Assistant Professor
Faculty of Medicine
Beirut Arab University