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The metabolic syndrome has been recognized as a proinflammatory state. It has been shown that many different diets such as Mediterranean diet, DASH diet, Foods with low glycemic index and low saturated fat diet, independent of weight loss, may be effective in improving the metabolic syndrome. Our objective was to evaluate the effect of Ramadan fasting on High-sensitive C-reactive protein (hs-CRP) and fibrinogen levels in metabolic syndrome.
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Ages Eligible for Study:
Child, Adult, Senior
Sexes Eligible for Study:
Accepts Healthy Volunteers:
Males with metabolic syndrome
Conditions with insulin resistance including;
Type 2 diabetes mellitus,
Any addiction or drug therapy and conditions witch cause changes in hs-CRP and fibrinogen levels including infection, trauma, infarction, inflammatory arthritis, various neoplasm and liver diseases.