37892: Insulin injections taken by a diabetic do not invalidate the fast


There is a man who has diabetes, and he has subcutaneous injections. If he does not take this injection his blood sugar levels will rise. Is it permissible for him to take these injections during the month of Ramadaan?.

Praise be to Allaah.  

There is nothing wrong with you taking these injections during the day for the purpose of medical treatment, and you do not have to make up those fasts. If you can take them at night without that causing you any hardship, that is better. 

And Allaah is the Source of strength. May Allaah send blessings and peace upon our Prophet Muhammad and upon his family and companions. 

Standing Committee for Academic Research and Issuing Fatwas, 10/252.

and see question no: ( 1319 )

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