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Inflammatory Response and Pregnancy Outcome in Women With Type 2 Diabetes or Overweight

This study has been withdrawn prior to enrollment.
(because of lack of funding and recruitment problems the study has been closed.)
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ClinicalTrials.gov Identifier:
NCT00311064
First Posted: April 5, 2006
Last Update Posted: August 21, 2007
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Information provided by:
Rigshospitalet, Denmark
  Purpose

Purpose:

The purpose of this study is to determine if disturbances in cytokines or factors of the metabolic syndrome, can predict complications in pregnancy, birth, and the perinatal period in pregnant women with type 2 diabetes or who are overweight. At the same time we, the investigators at Rigshospitalet, want to determine if physical activity in the overweight pregnant woman can influence these factors in a favourable way and, with that, improve the progress of pregnancy and birth.


Condition Intervention Phase
Inflammation Behavioral: physical activity Phase 1

Study Type: Interventional
Study Design: Allocation: Randomized
Intervention Model: Parallel Assignment
Masking: Double
Official Title: Inflammatory Response and Pregnancy Outcome in Women With Type 2 Diabetes or Only Overweight. The Influence of Physical Activity

Further study details as provided by Rigshospitalet, Denmark:

Primary Outcome Measures:
  • perinatal mortality
  • congenital malformations and preeclampsia
  • gestational hypertension and gestational diabetes mellitus (GDM)
  • preterm delivery
  • too large infants (> 2 standard deviation [SD])

Secondary Outcome Measures:
  • delivery by caesarian section
  • induction of labour

Estimated Enrollment: 280
Study Start Date: March 2006
Estimated Study Completion Date: January 2008
Detailed Description:

Material and Method:

This study falls in two fields:

First 80 pregnant women with type 2 diabetes are followed with determination of cytokines and factors of the metabolic syndrome throughout the pregnancy. The correlation between these variables and the pregnancy and delivery progress is evaluated.

280 overweight (body mass index [BMI] > 30 kg/m2) pregnant women with no medical conditions are examined in the same way. The women are randomized in week 14 to either continue their habitual physical activity or to elevate it by participating in a training program with other pregnant women 3 times weekly.

Both groups will get blood samples taken during fasting approximately 50 ml 3-4 times during the pregnancy.

  Eligibility

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Ages Eligible for Study:   18 Years to 45 Years   (Adult)
Sexes Eligible for Study:   Female
Accepts Healthy Volunteers:   Yes
Criteria

Inclusion Criteria:

  • BMI > 30 kg/m2
  • BMI < 45 kg/m2
  • Healthy
  • Over 18 years of age
  • No earlier preterm delivery (before 37)
  • Singleton pregnancy
  • 14 weeks +/- 1 week of gestation

Exclusion Criteria:

  • BMI > 45 kg/m2
  • Earlier preterm delivery (before 37)
  • Not singleton pregnancy
  • Medically treated diseases
  Contacts and Locations
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Please refer to this study by its ClinicalTrials.gov identifier (NCT number): NCT00311064


Locations
Denmark
Rigshospitalet, Obstetric Clinic, Juliane Marie Centret
Copenhagen, Østerbro, Denmark, 2100
Sponsors and Collaborators
Rigshospitalet, Denmark
Investigators
Principal Investigator: Bettina Breitowicz, MD Rigshospitalet, Denmark
  More Information

ClinicalTrials.gov Identifier: NCT00311064     History of Changes
Other Study ID Numbers: 01 285157
First Submitted: April 4, 2006
First Posted: April 5, 2006
Last Update Posted: August 21, 2007
Last Verified: August 2007

Additional relevant MeSH terms:
Inflammation
Overweight
Pathologic Processes
Body Weight
Signs and Symptoms