In collaboration with Diabetes and Ramadan Alliance
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|
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.
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
|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.|
|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.|
|Windows 7 and above, Mac OS X v10 or later, Linux-Chrome OS Internet Explorer 9 and above; Google Chrome; Safari and Firefox; iOS 9 and above (all iPad and android devices)|
|Headphone/speakers (optional) to listen to the module voice over|
Browsing settings: Run Flash Files
|How? Go to browser settings > Go to advanced settings > Go to Privacy and security and click on content settings > Scroll and go to Flash section, and click on “Allow sites to run Flash” > Save settings > Refresh the link.|
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
About the Author and Conflicts of Interest
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This online module is supported by an educational grant from
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Frequently Asked Questions (FAQ)
All health professionals involved in diabetes prevention, 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.
The course is organized according to the following structure: Introduction to Diabetes and Ramadan,Risk Stratification of Individual With Diabetes Before Ramadan,Pre-Ramadan Education and Ramadan Nutrition Plan,Management of Diabetes During Ramadan
In order to complete the course and obtain the certificate and one European CME credit, you will need to register first to the school webpage. Once you have subscribed, you can start the course by filling out the initial self-evaluation. After that, you will have to take a Pre-test consisting of five questions. Once you have filled and submitted it, you can start the eLearning module. When you complete the module, you will need to respond to the five Post-test learning questions. To see your progress after the course, we ask you to complete the finalourse, we ask you to complete the final Self-evaluation. Finally, once you have given your feedback of the course, you will be able to download your certificate.
To apply, you should go to www.idfdiabeteschool.org , click on Register and provide the information asked. Once you are registered, click on Short Courses, and then on Ramadan and Diabetes. After that, you can start learning.
This online module is supported by an educational grant from SERVIER and therefore, it is completely free.
If you experience problems in opening the module, (e.g. you encounter a white screen), please go to the top of the page where you will find “Click here for downloading the browsing settings-guide to open the modules”. You can download a manual on how to change the browser settings, so the pop-up window will open.
This common problem occurs because there is a space before or after the email address, and the system does not recognise it. Make sure your address has no additional spaces before signing up.
In case you experience problems while completing the course, or you have further questions, the IDF School team will be happy to assist you through firstname.lastname@example.org.
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