Options for Controlling Type 2 Diabetes during Ramadan

  title={Options for Controlling Type 2 Diabetes during Ramadan},
  author={Mussa Hussain Almalki and Fahad M. Alshahrani},
  booktitle={Front. Endocrinol.},
The Muslim population is about 1.5 billion worldwide. Based on a global diabetes prevalence of 4.6%, it is estimated that there are about 50 million Muslims with diabetes around the world who observe fasting during the month of Ramadan each year. Ramadan, one of the five pillars of Islam, and which takes place during the ninth month of the Islamic calendar, involves fasting from sunrise to sunset. During the fast, Muslims are required to refrain from eating food, drinking, using medications… CONTINUE READING
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