The effects of long term fasting in Ramadan on glucose regulation in type 2 Diabetes Mellitus


Karatoprak C. , YOLBAS S., CAKIRCA M. , CINAR A., ZORLU M. , KISKAC M. , et al.

EUROPEAN REVIEW FOR MEDICAL AND PHARMACOLOGICAL SCIENCES, cilt.17, ss.2512-2516, 2013 (SCI İndekslerine Giren Dergi)

  • Cilt numarası: 17 Konu: 18
  • Basım Tarihi: 2013
  • Dergi Adı: EUROPEAN REVIEW FOR MEDICAL AND PHARMACOLOGICAL SCIENCES
  • Sayfa Sayısı: ss.2512-2516

Özet

INTRODUCTION: For Ramadan fasting, observing Muslims do not eat or drink between sunrise and sunset during Ramadan, Islam's holy month of the year according to the lunar calendar. In 2011, fasting patients with diabetes fasted for an average of 16.5 hours per day, having 2 meals between sunset and sunrise for a month. We aimed to evaluate the impact of extended fasting on glucose regulation and observe possible complications of extended fasting in type 2 diabetes mellitus patients