How does the month of Ramadan, a Muslim holiday that includes 30 days of fasting each spring, impact Muslim patient health?
A recent piece in MedPageToday discusses the ways that Ramadan fasting can impact different facets of patient health, including effects on diabetes, medical procedures, medications, and other areas of health.
To learn more, check out the ADL's April 15 Highlighted Resource:
Optimize Muslim Patient Health by Learning About Ramadan
You can also review the following recommendations for care:
Diabetes and Ramadan: Practical Guidelines for Health Professionals (International Diabetes Federation)
Caring for Muslim Patients Who Fast During Ramadan (American Family Physician)