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Health Related QOL, Depression and Lifestyle Changes in Insulin Resistant Adolescents

The recruitment status of this study is unknown. The completion date has passed and the status has not been verified in more than two years.
Verified June 2007 by Children's Mercy Hospital Kansas City.
Recruitment status was:  Recruiting
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Children's Mercy Hospital Kansas City Identifier:
First received: June 26, 2007
Last updated: January 21, 2008
Last verified: June 2007
The purpose of this study is to assess adolescents with Insulin Resistance Syndrome for quality of life and altered health related issues.

Condition Intervention
Insulin Resistance
Behavioral: Health-Related Quality of Life instrument
Behavioral: Depression Scale for Children (CES-DC)

Study Type: Observational
Study Design: Observational Model: Cohort
Time Perspective: Retrospective
Official Title: Health-Related Quality of Life, Depression and the Impact on Successful Incorporation of Lifestyle Changes in Insulin Resistant Adolescents as Evidenced by Changes in BMI, Waist Circumference and Metabolic Parameters

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Further study details as provided by Children's Mercy Hospital Kansas City:

Estimated Enrollment: 100
Study Start Date: June 2007
Estimated Study Completion Date: June 2008
Estimated Primary Completion Date: June 2008 (Final data collection date for primary outcome measure)
Intervention Details:
    Behavioral: Health-Related Quality of Life instrument
    Adolescents will fill out questionnaires regarding quality of life and dealing with diagnosis of Insulin Resistance Syndrome
    Behavioral: Depression Scale for Children (CES-DC)
Detailed Description:
Matched historical control study designed to examine outcomes on insulin resistant adolescents who were treated in the Insulin Resistance Syndrome Clinic at Children's Mercy Hospital in the past year. New patients will be screened at baseline, 4 and 12 months to evaluate if there is improvement in the BMI Z-score, HgA1c, lipid profile or waist circumference when depression and/or altered health related quality of life are identified and treated in this population.

Ages Eligible for Study:   11 Years to 17 Years   (Child)
Sexes Eligible for Study:   All
Accepts Healthy Volunteers:   No
Sampling Method:   Non-Probability Sample
Study Population
Adoslescents treated in Children's Mercy Hospital and Clinic, Endocrine clinic.

Inclusion Criteria:

  • Patients 11-17 years of age who are seen in the Insulin Resistance Clinic for the first time
  • Historical control: Patients 11-19 years of age seen in the Insulin Resistance Clinic during the prior four months

Exclusion Criteria:

  • Co-morbid syndrome (Downs, Turner's, Prader Willi etc)
  • Diagnosis of Type 2 Diabetes
  • Taking Metformin before the initial visit
  • Taking medication for or diagnosis of a psychiatric condition prior to initial visit
  • Developmentally delayed
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Please refer to this study by its identifier: NCT00493259

Contact: Adrienne Platt, MS, CPNP 813-234-3804

United States, Missouri
Children's Mercy Hospital Recruiting
Kansas City, Missouri, United States, 64108
Contact: Adrienne Platt, MS CPNP    816-234-6456   
Contact: Amy Fox    816-802-1208   
Principal Investigator: Adrienne Platt, MS, CPNP         
Sponsors and Collaborators
Children's Mercy Hospital Kansas City
Principal Investigator: Adrienne Platt, MS, CPNP Children's Mercy Hospital
  More Information

Responsible Party: Adrienne Platt, MS, Cpnp, Children's Mercy Hospitals and Clinics Identifier: NCT00493259     History of Changes
Other Study ID Numbers: 07 02-037E
Study First Received: June 26, 2007
Last Updated: January 21, 2008

Keywords provided by Children's Mercy Hospital Kansas City:
Health-Related Quality of Life

Additional relevant MeSH terms:
Depressive Disorder
Insulin Resistance
Behavioral Symptoms
Mood Disorders
Mental Disorders
Glucose Metabolism Disorders
Metabolic Diseases
Hypoglycemic Agents
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