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Pilot Study of Metabolic Syndromes and HIV Infections in Indian Tibetans

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ClinicalTrials.gov Identifier: NCT01261221
Recruitment Status : Completed
First Posted : December 16, 2010
Last Update Posted : May 23, 2012
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Study Description
Brief Summary:
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.

Condition or disease
Metabolic Syndromes HIV Infection

Study Design

Study Type : Observational
Actual Enrollment : 137 participants
Observational Model: Cohort
Time Perspective: Cross-Sectional
Study Start Date : July 2010
Primary Completion Date : July 2011
Study Completion Date : July 2011

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Groups and Cohorts

Outcome Measures

Eligibility Criteria

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Ages Eligible for Study:   Child, Adult, Senior
Sexes Eligible for Study:   All
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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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
First Posted: December 16, 2010    Key Record Dates
Last Update Posted: May 23, 2012
Last Verified: July 2011

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