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Table 3 Pharmacist interest in contributing to specific aspects of fasting diabetes patient care during Ramadan (n = 125,%)

From: Diabetes patient management by pharmacists during Ramadan

  Strongly agree or agree Neither agree or disagree Strongly disagree or disagree
Determining patient risk category for fasting using available expert recommendations 104 (83.2) 3 (2.4) 4 (3.2)
Referring all diabetes patients for medical assessment by their physician 2 months before Ramadan 87 (63.5) 18 (14.4) 18 (14.4)
Recommending dose adjustment for diabetes patients taking insulin 104 (83.2) 20 (16) 19 (15.2)
Advising the adjustment of dose and time of administration of oral diabetes agents 107 (85.2) 7 (5.6) 9 (7.2)
Developing educational material regarding management of hypo- or hyperglycemia during Ramadan 115 (92) 5 (4) 2 (1.6)