Last updated on February 2018

The Danish Childhood Obesity Biobank


Brief description of study

The Danish Childhood Obesity Biobank collects blood from obese and normal weighted children to produce a scientific platform for research in obesity.

Detailed Study Description

2500 obese children will be included from the The Children's Obesity Clinic, Paediatric department, Holbaek Hospital. As a control group 2500 normal weighted children will be included from the schools in Region Zealand, Denmark.

Fasting blood samples are taking and stored in a freezer at -80 degreases celsius.The blood samples will be analysed for metabolic parameters, insulin, glucose, liver and kidney parameters, hgb.

Furthermore, genetic analyses will be made at the Steno Diabetes Center. Height, weight, waist and hip circumferences, blood pressure, and bodycomposition composition are measured.

The children are 2-22 years old.

Clinical Study Identifier: NCT00928473

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Jens-Christian Holm, Ph.d, MD

The Children's Obesity Clinic, Paediatric department, University Hospital Holb k, Region Zealand
Holbæk, Denmark
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