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The main research question this protocol aims to answer is whether treatment with growth hormone will impact body composition, quality of life, and energy balance in PWS adults, and if there is a loss of effects after cessation of treatment for at least 12 months.
The main research question this protocol aims to answer is whether treatment with growth hormone will impact body composition, quality of life, and energy balance in PWS adults, and if there is a loss of effects after cessation of treatment for at least 12 months. Specific outcomes to be evaluated are as follows:
• Increased IGF-1 as a function of human growth hormone dosage compared with baseline.
1. Improvement of indicators or risk factors for co-morbid diseases [diabetes (by measuring insulin and glucose levels), cardiovascular disease (by measuring lipids and fatty acids), and pulmonary function] in participants.
2. Improvement in quality of life measures as indicated by ratings on established behavior checklists in participants.
3. Changes in body composition (decreased fat, increased lean body mass and bone density) as determined by DEXA in participants.
4. Increased energy expenditure as determined by whole-room calorimeter measures (8 hour energy expenditure, RMR, TEF, mechanical work); diet records, physical activity monitors and strength measures.
Allocation: Randomized, Control: Uncontrolled, Endpoint Classification: Safety/Efficacy Study, Intervention Model: Single Group Assignment, Masking: Open Label, Primary Purpose: Diagnostic
The Children's Mercy Hospital
Children's Mercy Hospital Kansas City
Published on BioPortfolio: 2014-08-27T03:39:45-0400
The purpose of the study is to find out if people with Prader-Willi syndrome have a difference in the protein which changes inactive cortisone to the active stress hormone cortisol.
The purpose of this study is to investigate the effects of a GLP-1 agonist on satiety hormones in patients with Prader-Willi Syndrome (genetic defect causing obesity).
The objective of this study is to collect data on tolerance and effects of early treatment with oxytocin in children with Prader Willi Syndrome aged from 3 to 4 years and to compare these ...
The purpose of this is study is to evaluate the long term safety of DCCR (diazoxide choline controlled release tablets) in children and adults with Prader-Willi syndrome.
The purpose of this study is to evaluate the effects of a once daily subcutaneous (SC) injectable formulation of RM-493 in obese subjects with Prader-Willi syndrome on tolerability, weight...
The objective of this study was to examine the associations between adiposity, metabolic syndrome (MetS), cytokines and moderate-to-vigorous physical activity (MVPA) in youth with Prader-Willi syndrom...
Individuals with Prader-Willi syndrome (PWS) have hypothalamic dysfunction and may have central adrenal insufficiency (CAI). The prevalence of CAI in PWS remains unknown.
To assess the significance of changes in the saliva in the etiology of gingivitis and tooth wear in children and adolescents with Prader-Willi syndrome (PWS).
To carry out a review about Prader-Willi Syndrome based on the most recent data about the subject and to give recommendation for the general pediatricians for early diagnoses and follow-up.
Prader-Willi syndrome (PWS) is a rare genetic disorder associated with varying degrees of hyperphagia, obesity, intellectual disability, and anxiety across the affected individuals' lifetime. We quant...
An autosomal dominant disorder caused by deletion of the proximal long arm of the paternal chromosome 15 (15q11-q13) or by inheritance of both of the pair of chromosomes 15 from the mother (UNIPARENTAL DISOMY) which are imprinted (GENETIC IMPRINTING) and hence silenced. Clinical manifestations include MENTAL RETARDATION; MUSCULAR HYPOTONIA; HYPERPHAGIA; OBESITY; short stature; HYPOGONADISM; STRABISMUS; and HYPERSOMNOLENCE. (Menkes, Textbook of Child Neurology, 5th ed, p229)
Condition with a variable constellation of phenotypes due to deletion polymorphisms at chromosome location 22q11. It encompasses several syndromes with overlapping abnormalities including the DIGEORGE SYNDROME, VELOCARDIOFACIAL SYNDROME, and CONOTRUNCAL AMOMALY FACE SYNDROME. In addition, variable developmental problems and schizoid features are also associated with this syndrome. (From BMC Med Genet. 2009 Feb 25;10:16) Not all deletions at 22q11 result in the 22q11deletion syndrome.
Rare congenital disorder with multiple anomalies including: characteristic dysmorphic craniofacial features, musculoskeletal abnormalities, neurocognitive delay, and high prevalence of cancer. Germline mutations in H-Ras protein can cause Costello syndrome. Costello syndrome shows early phenotypic overlap with other disorders that involve MAP KINASE SIGNALING SYSTEM (e.g., NOONAN SYNDROME and cardiofaciocutaneous syndrome).
An autosomal dominant aneurysm with multisystem abnormalities caused by increased TGF-BETA signaling due to mutations in type I or II of TGF-BETA RECEPTOR. Additional craniofacial features include CLEFT PALATE; CRANIOSYNOSTOSIS; HYPERTELORISM; or bifid uvula. Phenotypes closely resemble MARFAN SYNDROME; Marfanoid craniosynostosis syndrome (Shprintzen-Goldberg syndrome); and EHLERS-DANLOS SYNDROME.
Birth defect that results in a partial or complete absence of the CORPUS CALLOSUM. It may be isolated or a part of a syndrome (e.g., AICARDI'S SYNDROME; ACROCALLOSAL SYNDROME; ANDERMANN SYNDROME; and HOLOPROSENCEPHALY). Clinical manifestations include neuromotor skill impairment and INTELLECTUAL DISABILITY of variable severity.
Diabetes Diabetes Endocrine Obesity Oxycontin Renal Disease Thyroid Disorders Endocrinology is the study of the endocrine glands and the hormones that they secrete (Oxford Medical Dictionary). There are several groups of h...
Endocrine disorders are grouped into two categories: hormone imbalance - when a gland produces too much or too little of an endocrine hormone development of lesions (such as nodules or tumors) in the endocrine system, which may or may not affect...