The Incidence of Metabolic Syndrome Among Obese Children in Our Region

The recruitment status of this study is unknown because the information has not been verified recently.
Verified November 2011 by Hillel Yaffe Medical Center.
Recruitment status was  Recruiting
Sponsor:
Information provided by (Responsible Party):
Hillel Yaffe Medical Center
ClinicalTrials.gov Identifier:
NCT01466556
First received: November 3, 2011
Last updated: November 7, 2011
Last verified: November 2011
  Purpose

The aim of this study is to determine the prevalence of metabolic syndrome amongst obese children in our region with a body mass index (BMI) above the 95th percentile for age and sex.


Condition Intervention
Metabolic Syndrome
Other: Routine laboratory tests

Study Type: Observational
Study Design: Observational Model: Ecologic or Community
Time Perspective: Prospective

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Further study details as provided by Hillel Yaffe Medical Center:

Primary Outcome Measures:
  • Incidence of children with metabolic syndrome [ Time Frame: six months ] [ Designated as safety issue: No ]

Estimated Enrollment: 70
Study Start Date: November 2011
Estimated Study Completion Date: August 2012
Estimated Primary Completion Date: August 2012 (Final data collection date for primary outcome measure)
Groups/Cohorts Assigned Interventions
Obese children Other: Routine laboratory tests
Laboratory tests to determine metabolic syndrome

  Eligibility

Ages Eligible for Study:   2 Years to 18 Years
Genders Eligible for Study:   Both
Accepts Healthy Volunteers:   No
Sampling Method:   Probability Sample
Study Population

Children who visit our outpatient clinic or a routine visit to the ER

Criteria

Inclusion Criteria:

  • Children with BMI over 95 percentile

Exclusion Criteria:

  • Obesity secondary to medication use
  • Obesity secondary to genetic disease
  Contacts and Locations
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Please refer to this study by its ClinicalTrials.gov identifier: NCT01466556

Contacts
Contact: Renata Yaacobov, MD 972-050-624-6969 renatay@hy.health.gov.il

Locations
Israel
Hillel Yaffe Medical Center Recruiting
Hadera, Israel
Principal Investigator: Renata Yaakobov, MD         
Sponsors and Collaborators
Hillel Yaffe Medical Center
  More Information

No publications provided

Responsible Party: Hillel Yaffe Medical Center
ClinicalTrials.gov Identifier: NCT01466556     History of Changes
Other Study ID Numbers: 80-2010-HYMC
Study First Received: November 3, 2011
Last Updated: November 7, 2011
Health Authority: Israel: Ministry of Health

Additional relevant MeSH terms:
Metabolic Syndrome X
Insulin Resistance
Hyperinsulinism
Glucose Metabolism Disorders
Metabolic Diseases

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