Abu Darda reported: The Messenger of Allah, peace and blessings be upon him, said, “Verily, Allah sent down the disease and the cure, and for every disease he made a cure. Seek treatment, but do not seek treatment by the unlawful.”Abu Dawud.
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Question: My query is regarding the use of insulin pumps (e.g., Omnipod) and continuous glucose monitoring systems (CGM) (e.g., Freestyle Libre, Dexcom G6) for use in Type 1 Diabetic patients. These items are only meant for one-time use and are also very expensive to purchase. A needle is inserted through the skin and covered with an adhesive. Removal of the sensor will result in having to discard the sensor or pump item. Can it be considered valid to perform ghusl by passing water over them instead of removing the sensor/pump or catheter insertion requiring it to be permanently discarded? Answer:… Read more Continue reading Insulin Pumps and CGM Devices: Islamic Permissibility of Use During Ghusl
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