The World Federation One Stop Fiqh
Search
Menu

Ask an Alim

Can I not fast during Month of Ramadhan as I have diabetes

Q:

Can i eat during Ramadan as I have type 1 diabetes….

A:

In the Name of Allah, the All-Beneficent, the All-Merciful.
Wa-Alaykum Assalam Wa Rahmtu-Allah,

If you fear or believe that your condition will worsen as a result of fasting you are excused. See https://www.sistani.org/english/qa/02655/

Regards,
S L Hakim