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Regional Observation of the Metabolic Syndrome (ORSA)

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Recruitment Status : Completed
First Posted : April 3, 2009
Last Update Posted : February 17, 2010
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Brief Summary:
The aim of the study, is to assess the prevalence of metabolic syndrome in Italy on a regional basis, defined according to National Cholesterol Education Program/Adult Treatment Panel III (NCEP/ATPIII) guidelines criteria.

Condition or disease
Metabolic Syndrome

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Study Type : Observational
Estimated Enrollment : 1600 participants
Observational Model: Ecologic or Community
Time Perspective: Cross-Sectional
Official Title: Regional Observation of the Metabolic Syndrome
Study Start Date : March 2009
Actual Primary Completion Date : February 2010
Actual Study Completion Date : February 2010

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Primary Outcome Measures :
  1. Prevalence of metabolic syndrome in primary care population [ Time Frame: At visit ]
  2. Concomitant presence of other cardiovascular (CV) risk factors. [ Time Frame: At visit ]

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Ages Eligible for Study:   40 Years to 74 Years   (Adult, Older Adult)
Sexes Eligible for Study:   All
Accepts Healthy Volunteers:   No
Sampling Method:   Non-Probability Sample
Study Population
Primary care clinic

Inclusion Criteria:

  • Signed informed consent
  • Laboratory analysis (lipidic profile and glycemia) performed in the last year

Exclusion Criteria:

  • Subjects with serious or unstable medical or psychological conditions that, in the opinion of the investigator, would compromise the subject's successful participation in the study
  • Pregnancy or breast feeding
  • Patients enrolled in clinical studies which the aim is to evaluate the efficacy and/or tolerability of anti-hypertensive and/or lipid lowering drugs

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Please refer to this study by its identifier (NCT number): NCT00874952

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Research Site
Torino, Italy
Sponsors and Collaborators
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Study Chair: Mario Mangrella AstraZeneca S.p.A.
Study Director: Raffaele Sabia AstraZeneca S.p.A.

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Responsible Party: Raffaele Sabia/MC MD, AstraZeneca Identifier: NCT00874952     History of Changes
Other Study ID Numbers: NIS-CIT-DUM-2007/1
First Posted: April 3, 2009    Key Record Dates
Last Update Posted: February 17, 2010
Last Verified: February 2010
Keywords provided by AstraZeneca:
Metabolic syndrome
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Additional relevant MeSH terms:
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Metabolic Syndrome
Pathologic Processes
Insulin Resistance
Glucose Metabolism Disorders
Metabolic Diseases