Metabolic Syndrome and Inflammatory Markers

This study has been completed.
Sponsor:
Information provided by:
Free Islamic University of Medical Sciences
ClinicalTrials.gov Identifier:
NCT00433082
First received: February 8, 2007
Last updated: NA
Last verified: February 2007
History: No changes posted

February 8, 2007
February 8, 2007
August 2006
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Measuring inflammatory markers in metabolic syndrome
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Metabolic Syndrome and Inflammatory Markers
Effect of Fasting With Two Meals on Inflammatory Markers of Metabolic Syndrome

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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Interventional
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Allocation: Randomized
Endpoint Classification: Efficacy Study
Intervention Model: Single Group Assignment
Masking: Open Label
Primary Purpose: Treatment
Metabolic Syndrome
Behavioral: Ramadan Fasting
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Completed
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November 2006
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Inclusion Criteria:

  • Males with metabolic syndrome

Exclusion Criteria:

  • Conditions with insulin resistance including;
  • Type 2 diabetes mellitus,
  • Infections,
  • Stresses,
  • Uremia,
  • Acromegaly,
  • Glucocorticoid excess,
  • Hypertension ,
  • Cirrhosis and
  • 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.
Male
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NCT00433082
1345104
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Free Islamic University of Medical Sciences
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Principal Investigator: Zahra Vahdat Shariatpanahi, MD Islamic Free University of Medical Science
Free Islamic University of Medical Sciences
February 2007

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