hrp0095p1-461 | Diabetes and Insulin | ESPE2022

Risks and Metabolic Consequences of Ramadan Fasting on Egyptian Adolescents With Type 1 Diabetes Mellitus

Abdelghaffar Shereen , Shaltout Inas , Madani Hanan , Zaid Sara , Mira Marwa

Background: Although Ramadan fasting is one of the five pillars of Islam and is compulsory for all healthy Muslims from puberty onwards, religious exemptions exist for patients with type 1Diabetes. The risks of fasting include: hyperglycemia, hypoglycemia, ketoacidosis, thrombotic episodes, and dehydration. Many adolescents still insist to fast due to religious or social motives.Objectives: To study the risks and metabol...