Gestational Diabetes Mellitus and Cardiovascular Disease: The Role of Vascular Dysfunction
The purpose of this research study is to look at whether there are differences in blood vessel function, risk for developing diabetes (high blood sugar), lipid (blood fat) levels, and levels of other blood markers between black women and white women who have or do not have gestational diabetes mellitus.
Gestational Diabetes Mellitus
|Study Design:||Observational Model: Case Control
Time Perspective: Prospective
|Official Title:||Gestational Diabetes Mellitus and Cardiovascular Disease: The Role of Vascular Dysfunction|
- endothelial function [ Time Frame: same day ] [ Designated as safety issue: No ]
Biospecimen Retention: Samples With DNA
blood and urine samples
|Study Start Date:||August 2009|
|Estimated Study Completion Date:||January 2014|
|Estimated Primary Completion Date:||October 2013 (Final data collection date for primary outcome measure)|
Black women in the third trimester of a pregnancy complicated by gestational diabetes.
Black women in the third trimester of a normal, uncomplicated pregnancy.
White women in the third trimester of a pregnancy complicated by gestational diabetes.
White women in the third trimester of a normal, uncomplicated pregnancy.
|Contact: Research Assistant||617-724-3504||RBLResearchGroup@partners.org|
|Contact: Rhonda Bentley-Lewis, MD, MBAfirstname.lastname@example.org|
|United States, Massachusetts|
|Brigham and Women's Hospital, Massachusetts General Hospital||Recruiting|
|Boston, Massachusetts, United States, 02115|
|Principal Investigator: Rhonda Bentley-Lewis, MD|
|Sub-Investigator: Mark Creager, MD|
|Sub-Investigator: David Nathan, MD|
|Sub-Investigator: Florence Brown, MD|