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Diabetes care: maintaining glycaemic control during fasting for Ramadan

Publication date: Monday, 28 February 2005

Fasting during Ramadan – lasting from 15th October to 12th November this year – is one of the five pillars of Islam. The experience of fasting is intended to teach Muslims self-discipline and self-restraint, and to help them understand a little of the plight of the less privileged. But what are the implications of fasting for patients with type 2 diabetes?

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Category: Editorial
Edition: Volume 1, Number 3, September 2004
Print edition page(s): 140-142

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