The Impact of Fasting during Ramadan on the Glycemic Control of Patients with Type 2 Diabetes Mellitus


Sahin S., AYAZ T. , OZYURT N., ILKKILIC K., KIRVAR A., SEZGIN H.

EXPERIMENTAL AND CLINICAL ENDOCRINOLOGY & DIABETES, vol.121, no.9, pp.531-534, 2013 (Journal Indexed in SCI) identifier identifier identifier

  • Publication Type: Article / Article
  • Volume: 121 Issue: 9
  • Publication Date: 2013
  • Doi Number: 10.1055/s-0033-1347247
  • Title of Journal : EXPERIMENTAL AND CLINICAL ENDOCRINOLOGY & DIABETES
  • Page Numbers: pp.531-534

Abstract

Background: Millions of Muslims fast from dawn until dusk during the annual Islamic holy month of Ramadan. Most of the studies evaluating biochemical changes in diabetic patients during Ramadan showed little changes in the glycemic control. In this study, our aim was to assess the impact of fasting during Ramadan on glycemic control in patients with type 2 diabetes.