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I am 18 yrs old female i have typr 1 diabetes. I take novorapid 16 units before breakfast 8 unit before lunch 8 unit before dinner and a basal insulin levemir 10 units at bedtime. I am a muslim . I am hoing to fast during ramadan but i don't know how to manage my insulin dose during fasting for 14-15 hr. Can you advise me?


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replied April 19th, 2019
Diabetes Answer A64936
Thank you for asking at Ehealth forum!
I read your question and I understand your concern.
Type 1 diabetes is high risk for fasting.
Just change pre breakfast dose with pre dinner dose. Skip pre lunch dose. Frequently monitor your blood sugar during fasting and drink plenty of fluids in non fasting hours.
I hope it helps. Stay in touch with your healthcare provider for further guidance as our answers are just for education and counselling purposes and cannot be an alternative to actual visit to a doctor.
Take care
Khan


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