Type 1 Diabetes and Ramadan Fasting: A Narrative Review

Document Type : Review Article


1 Professor OF pediatric Endocrinology and Metabolism, Mashhad University of medical Sciences, Mashhad Iran.

2 Expert of medical Education Faculty of medicine, Mashhad University of Medical Sciences.

3 Biochemistry and Nutrition Research Center, School of Medicine, Mashhad University of Medical Sciences, Mashhad, Iran


Ramadan fasting is an important pillars of Islam .although patients and children expected from fasting during Ramadan, but every diabetic adolescents intends to fast should consult his diabetes management time, and intensive monitoring of blood glucose and urine ketones .close observation by endocrinologist, and weekly follow- up and highly individualized planning for each diabetic person is essential. In this Article we described general role that should be considered by type 1 diabetic people if they want to be fast during Ramadan. 


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