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Metabolic Syndrome and Inflammatory Markers

This study has been completed.
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ClinicalTrials.gov Identifier:
NCT00433082
First Posted: February 9, 2007
Last Update Posted: February 9, 2007
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Information provided by:
Free Islamic University of Medical Sciences
  Purpose
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.

Condition Intervention
Metabolic Syndrome Behavioral: Ramadan Fasting

Study Type: Interventional
Study Design: Allocation: Randomized
Intervention Model: Single Group Assignment
Masking: None (Open Label)
Primary Purpose: Treatment
Official Title: Effect of Fasting With Two Meals on Inflammatory Markers of Metabolic Syndrome

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Further study details as provided by Free Islamic University of Medical Sciences:

Primary Outcome Measures:
  • Measuring inflammatory markers in metabolic syndrome

Study Start Date: August 2006
Estimated Study Completion Date: November 2006
  Eligibility

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Ages Eligible for Study:   Child, Adult, Senior
Sexes Eligible for Study:   Male
Accepts Healthy Volunteers:   No
Criteria

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.
  Contacts and Locations
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Please refer to this study by its ClinicalTrials.gov identifier (NCT number): NCT00433082


Sponsors and Collaborators
Free Islamic University of Medical Sciences
Investigators
Principal Investigator: Zahra Vahdat Shariatpanahi, MD Islamic Free University of Medical Science
  More Information

ClinicalTrials.gov Identifier: NCT00433082     History of Changes
Other Study ID Numbers: 1345104
First Submitted: February 8, 2007
First Posted: February 9, 2007
Last Update Posted: February 9, 2007
Last Verified: February 2007

Keywords provided by Free Islamic University of Medical Sciences:
Metabolic syndrome,Ramadan,Fasting,Inflammatory markers,
Iran

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


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