Charleston, South Carolina 29425

  • Cardiovascular Risk Factor


The Pediatric Metabolic Syndrome Study is an observational study being conducted at the Medical University of South Carolina to investigate cardiometabolic risk parameters in obese subjects ages 4 to 21. A detailed assessment is performed on eligible subjects including fasting labwork, anthropometrics, nutrition analysis, body composition testing, echocardiography, and carotid IMT measurements.


Inclusion Criteria: age 4 to 21 years history of obesity (BMI at or over the 95th% for age/gender) Exclusion Criteria: age below 4 or above 21 years no history of obesity current pregnancy current chronic oral steroid use current insulin use



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Principal Investigator
Melissa H Henshaw, MD
Medical University of South Carolina

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Charleston, South Carolina 29425
United States

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Site Status: N/A

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Date Processed: June 21, 2021

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