9 ways pharmacists can help diabetes patients during Ramadan

Pharmacists need better education in managing diabetes patients during the month of Ramadan and other religious observances that require fasting, Australian researchers say.

Pharmacy academics from the University of Sydney surveyed 21 pharmacists in ethnically diverse western Sydney and found many did not think counselling was necessary.

While most did encounter fasting patients and were willing to help, much of their counsel was reactive and happened when the