The Impact of Obesity on Children and Adolescents.
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ClinicalTrials.gov Identifier: NCT01231152
Recruitment Status : Unknown
Verified May 2012 by George S. Stergiou, University of Athens. Recruitment status was: Recruiting
The aim of the study is to investigate the association of obesity with arterial blood pressure, atherosclerosis, target organ damage (heart, arteries, kidney) and insulin resistance in children and young adolescents.
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Ages Eligible for Study:
8 Years to 18 Years (Child, Adult)
Sexes Eligible for Study:
Accepts Healthy Volunteers:
Children and adolescents referred for increased body weight.
Overweight (85th<BMI<95th percentile) and obese (BMI>=95th percentile) children and adolescents
No medication treatment (apart from bronchodilators, T4 in euthyroid children)
No severe mental problem
Parents' and patients' signed consent
Severe chronic or acute cardiac disease or other severe chronic or acute disease