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Year : 2012  |  Volume : 16  |  Issue : 4  |  Page : 499-502

South Asian Consensus Guideline: Use of insulin in diabetes during Ramadan

1 Department of Endocrinology, BIRDEM, Dhaka, Bangladesh
2 Department of Endocrinology, Osmania Medical College, Hyderabad, India
3 Department of Endocrinology, Advanced Center for Diabetes and Endocrine Care, Srinagar, India
4 Department of Endocrinology, Shaukhat Khanum Cancer Hospital and Research Center, Lahore, Pakistan
5 President, Diabetic Association of Bangladesh, Bangladesh
6 Department of Endocrinology, AIIMS, New Delhi, India
7 Department of Endocrinology, Mymensingh Medical College, Mymensingh, Bangladesh
8 Department of Endocrinology, Shifa International Hospital, Islamabad, Pakistan
9 Department of Endocrinology, Bharti Hospital and BRIDE, Karnal, Haryana, India

Correspondence Address:
Md Faruque Pathan
Department of Endocrinology, BIRDEM, Dhaka
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Source of Support: None, Conflict of Interest: None

DOI: 10.4103/2230-8210.97992

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A person with diabetes mellitus (DM) has every right to perform the ritual of fasting during Ramadan. In daily practice we come across both type 1 and type 2 DM who wish to fast. This Consensus Statement describes the pre-Ramadan assessment, planning, prescription, management, and monitoring of patients on insulin, who wish to fast.

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