The effect of fasting diets on medication management

Gina McLachlan and The-Phung To
Med J Aust 2015; 202 (3): . || doi: 10.5694/mja14.01306
Published online: 16 February 2015

To the Editor: Fasting diets have been used by humans for millennia for religious and medical purposes and are now gaining popularity for wellbeing and weight loss purposes. With increasing use of short- and long-term courses of medication to manage a multitude of conditions, a question that needs to be asked is will fasting diets impact on medication regimens?

  • Gina McLachlan
  • The-Phung To

  • Austin Health, Melbourne, VIC.

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