Recommendations for management of diabetes during Ramadan : update 2010

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

Abstract

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