Chung-ju Metabolic Disease Cohort (CMC) Study

This study is currently recruiting participants. (see Contacts and Locations)
Verified July 2014 by The Catholic University of Korea
Information provided by (Responsible Party):
Kun-Ho Yoon, The Catholic University of Korea Identifier:
First received: June 27, 2008
Last updated: July 25, 2014
Last verified: July 2014
This is an observational study on the prevalence and incidence of diabetes and osteoporosis in a rural area of Korea.

Metabolic Diseases

Study Type: Observational
Study Design: Observational Model: Cohort
Time Perspective: Prospective
Official Title: Chung-ju Metabolic Disease Cohort (CMC) Study

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Further study details as provided by The Catholic University of Korea:

Primary Outcome Measures:
  • The incidence of diabetes [ Time Frame: 4 years ] [ Designated as safety issue: No ]

Secondary Outcome Measures:
  • The prevalence of metabolic syndrome, dyslipidemia and osteoporosis [ Time Frame: 4 years ] [ Designated as safety issue: No ]
  • Insulin sensitivity and resistance of Korean subjects [ Time Frame: 4 years ] [ Designated as safety issue: No ]

Biospecimen Retention:   Samples With DNA
Plasma Serum Whole blood Urine

Estimated Enrollment: 10000
Study Start Date: May 2007
Estimated Study Completion Date: February 2016
Estimated Primary Completion Date: February 2016 (Final data collection date for primary outcome measure)
Chung-ju cohort populations aged over 30 year-old

Detailed Description:
Diabetes, metabolic syndrome and dyslipidemia are common and rapidly increasing in Asia. Our group constructed a cohort in Chung-ju city, a rural area in Korea, to observe the prevalence of metabolic diseases and its risk factors since 2003. About 12,000 subjects participated in this cohort study till 2006. Now, we are planning to follow-up these subjects and provide health examinations from May, 2007 to Feb, 2011. The prevalence and incidence of metabolic diseases including diabetes, hypertension, metabolic syndrome, dislipidemia and osteoporosis will be observed.

Ages Eligible for Study:   30 Years and older
Genders Eligible for Study:   Both
Accepts Healthy Volunteers:   Yes
Sampling Method:   Probability Sample
Study Population
Adults over 30 years of age living in Chung-ju city

Inclusion Criteria:

  • Adults over 30 years of age living in Chung-ju city (who participated in 2003-2006 cohort study)

Exclusion Criteria:

  • age under 30
  • subjects with known diabetes
  Contacts and Locations
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Please refer to this study by its identifier: NCT00707668

Contact: Kun-Ho Yoon, M.D., Ph.D. 82-2-590-1402
Contact: Seung-Hwan Lee, M.D. 82-2-590-1422

Korea, Republic of
Chung-ju health care center Recruiting
Chung-ju, Chungchungbook-do, Korea, Republic of
Contact: Seung D Shin, RN    82-43-850-7349   
Principal Investigator: Ho-Young Son, M.D.,Ph.D.         
Sub-Investigator: Won-chul Lee, M.D., Ph.D         
Sub-Investigator: Hyun-Woo Yim, M.D., Ph.D.         
Sub-Investigator: Moo-Il Kang, M.D., Ph.D.         
Sub-Investigator: Hyuk-Sang Kwon, M.D., Ph.D.         
Sub-Investigator: Ki-Hyun Baik, M.D., Ph.D.         
Sub-Investigator: Yong-Moon Park, M.D., Ph.D.         
Sub-Investigator: Seung-Hwan Lee, M.D.         
Sub-Investigator: Jin-Hee Lee, Ph.D.         
Sub-Investigator: Young-Jun Park, M.D.         
Sub-Investigator: Mi-Kyung Kim, M.D.         
Sub-Investigator: Hee-Seung Ha         
Sub-Investigator: Hyun-Bin Kim         
Sponsors and Collaborators
The Catholic University of Korea
Study Director: Kun-Ho Yoon, M.D., Ph.D. Kangnam St.Mary's hospital
  More Information

Responsible Party: Kun-Ho Yoon, Professor, The Catholic University of Korea Identifier: NCT00707668     History of Changes
Other Study ID Numbers: KCMC07OT076 
Study First Received: June 27, 2008
Last Updated: July 25, 2014
Health Authority: South Korea: Institutional Review Board

Keywords provided by The Catholic University of Korea:
metabolic syndrome

Additional relevant MeSH terms:
Metabolic Diseases processed this record on May 22, 2016