The impact of diurnal fasting during Ramadan on the lipid profile, hs-CRP, and serum leptin in stable cardiac patients

@inproceedings{Khafaji2012TheIO,
  title={The impact of diurnal fasting during Ramadan on the lipid profile, hs-CRP, and serum leptin in stable cardiac patients},
  author={Hadi Abdul Ridha Hadi Khafaji and Abdulbari Bener and Mohammed Faisal Osman and Ajayeb Al Merri and Jassim Al Suwaidi},
  booktitle={Vascular health and risk management},
  year={2012}
}
AIM To study the effect of strict prolonged fasting on lipid profile, serum leptin, and high- sensitivity C-reactive protein (hs-CRP) in patients with different stable cardiac illnesses and look for associated new cardiac events and any correlation between entire variables. METHODS A total of 56 patients of different stable cardiac illnesses were followed in our cardiology outpatient for 3 months. Data concerning their ability to fast were collected: New York Heart Association class of… CONTINUE READING
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