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The Incidence of Metabolic Syndrome Among Obese Children in Our Region

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 November 2011 by Hillel Yaffe Medical Center.
Recruitment status was:  Recruiting
Information provided by (Responsible Party):
Hillel Yaffe Medical Center Identifier:
First received: November 3, 2011
Last updated: November 7, 2011
Last verified: November 2011
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 Intervention
Metabolic Syndrome Other: Routine laboratory tests

Study Type: Observational
Study Design: Observational Model: Ecologic or Community
Time Perspective: Prospective

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Further study details as provided by Hillel Yaffe Medical Center:

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

Estimated Enrollment: 70
Study Start Date: November 2011
Estimated Study Completion Date: August 2012
Estimated Primary Completion Date: August 2012 (Final data collection date for primary outcome measure)
Groups/Cohorts Assigned Interventions
Obese children Other: Routine laboratory tests
Laboratory tests to determine metabolic syndrome


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: 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
  More Information

Responsible Party: Hillel Yaffe Medical Center Identifier: NCT01466556     History of Changes
Other Study ID Numbers: 80-2010-HYMC
Study First Received: November 3, 2011
Last Updated: November 7, 2011

Additional relevant MeSH terms:
Metabolic Syndrome X
Pathologic Processes
Insulin Resistance
Glucose Metabolism Disorders
Metabolic Diseases processed this record on June 23, 2017