Beta Cell Function in Women With Turner Syndrome

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Recruitment Status : Terminated (Completed)
First Posted : January 8, 2007
Last Update Posted : November 8, 2011
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University of Aarhus

Brief Summary:
Diabetes is more frequent in women with Turner syndrome. The purpose of this study is to see, in what ways the glucose metabolism is different in this study population. The hypothesis is that women with Turner Syndrome have an impaired insulin production (beta cell function).

Condition or disease
Turner Syndrome

Study Type : Observational
Actual Enrollment : 25 participants
Observational Model: Case Control
Time Perspective: Prospective
Official Title: Beta Cell Function in Women With Turner Syndrome
Study Start Date : November 2004
Study Completion Date : January 2007

Biospecimen Retention:   Samples With DNA
Blood samples.

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Ages Eligible for Study:   20 Years to 40 Years   (Adult)
Sexes Eligible for Study:   Female
Accepts Healthy Volunteers:   Yes
Sampling Method:   Non-Probability Sample
Study Population
13 women with TS and 12 control women

Inclusion Criteria:

  • Turner syndrome

Exclusion Criteria:

  • Diagnosed diabetes
  • BMI>30
  • Untreated cardiac or thyroid disease
  • Cancer illness

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Medical Department M (Endocrinology and Diabetes), Aarhus University Hospital
Aarhus, Aarhus C, Denmark, 8000
Sponsors and Collaborators
University of Aarhus
Principal Investigator: Jens Sandahl Christiansen, prof.

Publications automatically indexed to this study by Identifier (NCT Number):
Responsible Party: Jens Sandahl Christiansen, Aarhus University Hospital, Aarhus, Denmark Identifier: NCT00419107     History of Changes
Other Study ID Numbers: 20040108
First Posted: January 8, 2007    Key Record Dates
Last Update Posted: November 8, 2011
Last Verified: November 2011

Additional relevant MeSH terms:
Turner Syndrome
Gonadal Dysgenesis
Primary Ovarian Insufficiency
Pathologic Processes
Disorders of Sex Development
Urogenital Abnormalities
Sex Chromosome Disorders of Sex Development
Heart Defects, Congenital
Cardiovascular Abnormalities
Cardiovascular Diseases
Heart Diseases
Congenital Abnormalities
Sex Chromosome Disorders
Chromosome Disorders
Genetic Diseases, Inborn
Gonadal Disorders
Endocrine System Diseases
Ovarian Diseases
Adnexal Diseases
Genital Diseases, Female