The Incidence of Metabolic Syndrome Among Obese Children in Our Region

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Recruitment Status : Unknown
Verified November 2011 by Hillel Yaffe Medical Center.
Recruitment status was:  Recruiting
First Posted : November 8, 2011
Last Update Posted : November 8, 2011
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Hillel Yaffe Medical Center

Brief Summary:
The aim of this study is to determine the prevalence of metabolic syndrome amongst obese children in our region with a body mass index (BMI) above the 95th percentile for age and sex.

Condition or disease Intervention/treatment
Metabolic Syndrome Other: Routine laboratory tests

Study Type : Observational
Estimated Enrollment : 70 participants
Observational Model: Ecologic or Community
Time Perspective: Prospective
Study Start Date : November 2011
Estimated Primary Completion Date : August 2012
Estimated Study Completion Date : August 2012

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Group/Cohort Intervention/treatment
Obese children Other: Routine laboratory tests
Laboratory tests to determine metabolic syndrome

Primary Outcome Measures :
  1. Incidence of children with metabolic syndrome [ Time Frame: six months ]

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Ages Eligible for Study:   2 Years to 18 Years   (Child, Adult)
Sexes Eligible for Study:   All
Accepts Healthy Volunteers:   No
Sampling Method:   Probability Sample
Study Population
Children who visit our outpatient clinic or a routine visit to the ER

Inclusion Criteria:

  • Children with BMI over 95 percentile

Exclusion Criteria:

  • Obesity secondary to medication use
  • Obesity secondary to genetic disease

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Please refer to this study by its identifier (NCT number): NCT01466556

Contact: Renata Yaacobov, MD 972-050-624-6969

Hillel Yaffe Medical Center Recruiting
Hadera, Israel
Principal Investigator: Renata Yaakobov, MD         
Sponsors and Collaborators
Hillel Yaffe Medical Center

Responsible Party: Hillel Yaffe Medical Center Identifier: NCT01466556     History of Changes
Other Study ID Numbers: 80-2010-HYMC
First Posted: November 8, 2011    Key Record Dates
Last Update Posted: November 8, 2011
Last Verified: November 2011

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