Frequency of Metabolic Syndrome in Down Syndrome Patients
Recruitment status was Not yet recruiting
The aim of this study is to assess the frequency of metabolic syndrome in Down syndrome patients because the prevalence of diabetes mellitus and obesity is higher in individuals with Down syndrome than in the general population.
Metabolic Syndrome X
|Study Design:||Observational Model: Case Control
Time Perspective: Cross-Sectional
- To asses the frequency of the metabolic syndrome among Down syndrome patients. Metabolic syndrome was defined by Adult Tratment Panel III criteria modified by Halley Castillo. [ Time Frame: One year ] [ Designated as safety issue: No ]
- Evaluate the insulin resistance and insulin sensitivity using the HOMA and QUICKY methods. [ Time Frame: One year ] [ Designated as safety issue: No ]
Biospecimen Retention: Samples With DNA
|Study Start Date:||May 2009|
|Estimated Study Completion Date:||July 2009|
|Estimated Primary Completion Date:||May 2009 (Final data collection date for primary outcome measure)|
Patients with clinical and cytogenetics diagnosis of Down syndrome, between 7 - 24 years old.
Siblings of the same gender of the case, between 7-24 years old.
|Contact: Alejandro E Macias, MD||01477 7 14 58 59 ext email@example.com|
|School of Medicine, University of Guanajuato||Not yet recruiting|
|Leon, Guanajuato, Mexico, 37320|
|Contact: Alejandro E Macías, MD 01477 7 14 58 59 ext 401 firstname.lastname@example.org|