Fasting Ramadan in kidney transplant patients is safe.

@article{Boobes2009FastingRI,
  title={Fasting Ramadan in kidney transplant patients is safe.},
  author={Yousef Boobes and Bassam Bernieh and Mohammad Raafat Al Hakim},
  journal={Saudi journal of kidney diseases and transplantation : an official publication of the Saudi Center for Organ Transplantation, Saudi Arabia},
  year={2009},
  volume={20 2},
  pages={198-200}
}
Muslims with renal transplant often ask their doctors whether fasting Ramadan is safe. Scanty studies have addressed this question. This prospective study was undertaken to identify any clinical or biological changes with Muslim fasting. 22 kidney transplant patients with stable kidney functions, who were transplanted for more than one year, and voluntarily chose to fast during Ramadan in 1425 H (October-November 2004), were studied. Total of 22 subjects (10 men and 12 women) with a mean age of… CONTINUE READING
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