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.
Sampling method and sample size
Random two-stage cluster sampling; Recruiting 1107 individuals in the first phase.
Interview, self-administered questionnaire, physical exam, ECG, biochemical measurements.
Follow up Methods
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