Recommendations for management of diabetes during Ramadan : update 2010

American Diabetes Association
American Diabetes Association
Publication date:
01 August 2010


This publication updates recommendations first published in 2005 including addressing the voluntary one to two day fasts that many Muslims practice throughout the year and a discussion on the effects of prolonged fasting.

The article includes:

  • Summary of major changes and updates 
  • Pathophysiology of fasting
  • Risks associated with fasting for patients with diabetes
  • Diabetes management during fasting