Pilot Study of Metabolic Syndromes and HIV Infections in Indian Tibetans

This study has been completed.
Information provided by (Responsible Party):
Kaohsiung Medical University Chung-Ho Memorial Hospital
ClinicalTrials.gov Identifier:
First received: December 14, 2010
Last updated: May 21, 2012
Last verified: July 2011
Kaohsiung Medical University Chung-Ho Memorial Hospital will provide a long-term free medical service in Indian Tibetans since July 2010. The investigators plan to investigate metabolic syndromes and HIV infection in Indian Tibetan community. The investigators will survey the prevalence and risk factors by means of HIV quick test and questionnaires. Since there is lacking of prevalence survey for metabolic syndrome and HIV infection in Tibetan colony of India, the investigiators will carry out this survey under the support and assistance of Department of Health of Central Tibetan Government.

Metabolic Syndromes
HIV Infection

Study Type: Observational
Study Design: Observational Model: Cohort
Time Perspective: Cross-Sectional

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Further study details as provided by Kaohsiung Medical University Chung-Ho Memorial Hospital:

Enrollment: 137
Study Start Date: July 2010
Study Completion Date: July 2011
Primary Completion Date: July 2011 (Final data collection date for primary outcome measure)

Genders Eligible for Study:   Both
Accepts Healthy Volunteers:   Yes
Sampling Method:   Probability Sample
Study Population
Tibetan colony of India

Inclusion Criteria:

Tibetan colony of India

Exclusion Criteria:

non-Tibetan colony of India

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Please refer to this study by its ClinicalTrials.gov identifier: NCT01261221

Kaohsiung Medical University Chung-Ho Memorial Hospital
Kaohsiung, Taiwan, 807
Sponsors and Collaborators
Kaohsiung Medical University Chung-Ho Memorial Hospital
  More Information

Responsible Party: Kaohsiung Medical University Chung-Ho Memorial Hospital
ClinicalTrials.gov Identifier: NCT01261221     History of Changes
Other Study ID Numbers: KMUH-IRB-990168 
Study First Received: December 14, 2010
Last Updated: May 21, 2012
Health Authority: Taiwan: Institutional Review Board

Additional relevant MeSH terms:
Acquired Immunodeficiency Syndrome
HIV Infections
Metabolic Syndrome X
Glucose Metabolism Disorders
Immune System Diseases
Immunologic Deficiency Syndromes
Insulin Resistance
Lentivirus Infections
Metabolic Diseases
RNA Virus Infections
Retroviridae Infections
Sexually Transmitted Diseases
Sexually Transmitted Diseases, Viral
Slow Virus Diseases
Virus Diseases

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