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Diabetes and Ramadan

Diabetes and Ramadan

FREE ONLINE COURSE


Duration: 60 M


Go here and click start course button on the right side and then register for the course


Course Overview

This course covers four key topics on management of diabetes during Ramadan (month of fasting) namely, 

  • The epidemiology and physiology of diabetes and Ramadan fasting, 
  • The risks associated with fasting in people with diabetes, risk categories for people with diabetes who fast during Ramadan, 
  • Ramadan-focused diabetes education, evidence of the benefit of Ramadan-focused diabetes education and pre-Ramadan individual assessment and 
  • Pharmacological management of high-risk populations during Ramadan.

Benefits for learners

  • Evidence based latest clinical recommendations
  • Continued professional development and learning
  • IDF Certificate of Completion
  • CME from the European Union of Medical Specialists (UEMS)
  • Be part of a global multidisciplinary community of diabetes professionals


Course duration
  • 60 minutes of self-paced learning to be completed within a month of enrolment.
  • 5 - 9 minutes per section.

Assessment & Award

Complete all the sections of this online course to be awarded with the IDF "Certificate of Completion" and one European CME credit.


Go here and click start course button on the right side and then register for the course


What Will You Learn?

  • Discuss the global impact of diabetes and Ramadan
  • The epidemiology and physiology of diabetes and Ramadan fasting
  • Risks associated with fasting in people with diabetes
  • Risk categories for people with diabetes who fast during Ramadan
  • Ramadan-focused diabetes education
  • Evidence of the benefit of Ramadan-focused diabetes education
  • Pre-Ramadan individual assessment
  • Pharmacological management of high risk populations


Who is eligible?

All health professionals involved in diabetes management and care are eligible to take the course. In particular, health professionals who work in isolated, remote settings and lack access to latest evidence-based education resources.


Go here and click start course button on the right side and then register for the course


How does the course work?

  • To obtain your IDF Certificate of Completion and one European CME credit, you should work through the content in the following order.
  • You should start each section by clicking on the launch button. After completion of each section, the next section will be unlocked.
  • Module learning starts with 10 pre-test questions and ends with 10 post test questions, all of which are in multiple choice format.
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Assessment & Award

You must complete all the sections of this online course to be awarded the IDF “Certificate of Completion” and one European CME credit.


CME Accreditation

The European Accreditation Council accredits this online course for Continuing Medical Education (EACCME). 1 European CME credit (ECMEC®) will be awarded on successful completion of this course.

Through an agreement between the European Union of Medical Specialists (UEMS) and the American Medical Association (AMA), physicians may convert EACCME credits to an equivalent number of AMA PRA Category 1 CreditsTM. Information on the process to convert EACCME credit to AMA credit can be found at
www.ama-assn.org/go/internationalcme


Course Authors
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Dr. Mohamad Hassanein

Author & Conflict of Interest

Dr. Hassanein is a senior consultant in Endocrinology and Diabetes at Dubai Hospital, Dubai, UAE since 2014. He holds an Academic post of Senior Lecturer, and Associate Director for Postgraduate Diabetes Education, Cardiff University.



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Dr. Barakatun Nisak, PHD

Reviewer & Conflict of Interest

Barakatun Nisak Bt Mohd Yusof, is an Associate Professor and a practising dietitian in the Department of Nutrition and Dietetics, Faculty of Medicine and Health Sciences, Universiti Putra Malaysia (UPM).



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Prof. Abdul Basit

Reviewer & Conflict of Interest

  • Ex-chair, IDF MENA Region.
  • Joint Secretary, Diabetic Association of Pakistan (DAP).
  • Founder Member, Pakistan Endocrine Society (PES).
  • Chairman, Pakistan Working Group on the Diabetic Foot (PWGDF).

Course Development Support
This online module is supported by an educational grant from 
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