Current Pediatric Research

- Current Pediatric Research (2007) Volume 11, Issue 1

Insulin pump therapy during Ramadan fasting

The present study was undertaken to assess the efficacy, effectiveness and safety of insulin pump therapy in type 1 diabetic Saudi adolescents during Ramadan fasting and to compare it with conventional insulin (CI) therapy. nsulin pump therapy improved the glycemic control in type 1 diabetic adolescents and decreased frequency of hypoglycemic episodes requiring breaking the fast during the holy month of Ramadan.

Author(s): Bassam Saleh Bin-Abbas

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