Qazvin University of Medical Sciences Metabolic Diseases Research Center

Principal Investigator:Amir Ziaee / Azam Ghorbani

Professor of Internal Medicine and Endocrinology, Iran University of ,Medical Sciencest Director, Growth and Development Research Center /Instructor of Nursing Metabolic Diseases Research Center, Qazvin University of Medical Sciences



To study prevalence of metabolic diseases risk factors and events in urban population of Minoodar district in Qazvin.

The families residing in Minoodar distinct of Qazvin including all family members aged 20 years and above.

Random two-stage cluster sampling; Recruiting 1107 individuals in the first phase.

Interview, self-administered questionnaire, physical exam, ECG, biochemical measurements.

Administering Phase II and repeating the measurements

Demographic, behavioral (e.g. nutrition, physical activity and smoking), medical history, family history, biological (e.g. anthropometric, blood pressure, pulse rate), biochemical (e.g. FPG, 2hPG, Insulin, lipids, Uric Acid, hs-CRP)

Metabolic disorders and NCDs especially cardiovascular diseases

Part Cohort