The IDF online interactive modules are aimed to ensure the best possible education in a flexible, self-paced environment that makes use of the latest learning technologies available to health professionals wherever they are in the world so that they are equipped to provide optimal management for the estimated 415 million people living with diabetes.
Ramadan is a holy month for Muslims and, as one of the five pillars of Islam, fasting during this time is prescribed. The month lasts for 29–30 days, during which time the consumption of food and drink, as well as oral and injected medications, is forbidden between dawn and dusk. Depending on the season and geographic location, each period of fasting may last for up to 20 hours.
The IDF World Diabetes Congress Vancouver 2015 was held from November 30 to December 4 2015.