Prevalence of Type 2 Diabetes Mellitus in Ethiopian Community in Israel: an Update
This trial is active, not recruiting.
|Sponsor||HaEmek Medical Center, Israel|
|Start date||January 2005|
|End date||December 2005|
|Trial size||500 participants|
|Trial identifier||NCT00399347, 4940706|
The prevalence and incidence of diabetes has been reported to vary among populations.Immigrants groups as that have undergone significant life-style changes tend to develop diabetes within a short time. The aim of the study is to assess the prevalence of diabetes mellitus in Ethiopian population ,15-20 years after immigration in Israel.
|Observational model||defined population|
Male or female participants at least 33 years old.
- Male and female Ethiopians Jews who immigrate in Israel in 1991 and were 18 years old or more at immigration.
- Type 1 diabetes Mellitus
|Official title||Prevalence of Diabetes Mellitus in Ethiopian Community in Israel: an Update|
|Principal investigator||Avraham Ishay MD|
|Description||The study will be conducted in three primary care clinics of the Jezreel Valley (Omer, Givat Hamore and Afula Illit). The computerized medical charts of 500 Ethiopian adults will be reviewed. The following information will be obtained: age, date of arrival in Israel, known history of diabetes, hyperlipidemia, hypertension or other disease, drug therapy, body weight, blood pressure. Following laboratory data will be retrieved: blood glucose, HbA1c, lipid levels , creatinine and uric acid. The criteria used for the definition of diabetes will be based on the criteria proposed by the American Diabetes Association .|
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