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Fasting during Ramadan and associated changes in glycaemia, caloric intake and body composition with gender differences in Sing

Endocrinology
Author
Yeoh EC et al.
Used Parameters : BFM

Publication Year : 2015

Country : Singapore

Journal : Annals of the Academy of Medicine, Singapore

Abstract Introduction: Millions of Muslim patients with diabetes mellitus (DM) fast during Ramadan. However, little is known about the metabolic impact of Ramadan fasting. We aimed to study the changes in body composition and metabolic profile in this group of patients. Materials and Methods: We studied 29 Southeast Asian Muslim patients with type 2 diabetes; all underwent pre-Ramadan education. Study variables were weight change, body composition (using multifrequency bioimpedance method, InBody S20®, Biospace, South …
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