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How to manage diabetes during Ramadan

Alia Gilani
This quick reference guide outlines what the primary care clinician should discuss with a person with diabetes who is considering fasting during Ramadan. Updated in 2023 with new advice for those taking oral semaglutide, tips for healthcare professionals, expanded dietary advice and revised guidance on intercurrent illness.

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Publisher’s note: Article further updated on 13th March to fix broken links.

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