Vascular Risk Progression in Normal and Diabetic Control Subjects.

The recruitment status of this study is unknown because the information has not been verified recently.
Verified June 2008 by University of Nebraska.
Recruitment status was  Recruiting
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First received: December 19, 2007
Last updated: June 2, 2008
Last verified: June 2008

The purpose of this study is to look at the progression of cardiovascular disease (CVD) in normal control individuals and in patients with controlled diabetes.


Study Type: Observational
Study Design: Observational Model: Cohort
Time Perspective: Prospective
Official Title: Vascular Risk Progression in Normal and Diabetes Control Subjects

Further study details as provided by University of Nebraska:

Primary Outcome Measures:
  • To describe carotid intima media measurement change over 2 year period in normal individuals compared to individuals with well controlled diabetes [ Time Frame: 2 years ] [ Designated as safety issue: No ]

Estimated Enrollment: 90
Study Start Date: March 2007
Estimated Study Completion Date: December 2010
Estimated Primary Completion Date: December 2010 (Final data collection date for primary outcome measure)
Normal controls both men and women
Individuals with type 2 Diabetes with good control
Individuals with type 1 diabetes with good control

Detailed Description:

Cardiovascular disease remains the greatest cause of mortality in people with diabetes mellitus. This observation study will evaluate non-traditional risk factors for their contributions to vascular disease progression as determined by carotid intima media thickness and history of vascular disease events over 1 year. This study requires annual checks of blood, urine, history, and carotid ultrasound for carotid intimal medical thickness.


Ages Eligible for Study:   19 Years to 80 Years
Genders Eligible for Study:   Both
Accepts Healthy Volunteers:   Yes
Sampling Method:   Non-Probability Sample
Study Population

Any patient with diabetes or healthy individuals


Inclusion Criteria:

  • 19 years old or more and willing to return for annual testing for 2 years.
  • Those with Diabetes need to have the condition for at least 5 years.
  • Normal controls need to have no diabetes, kidney disease, or chronic disease.

Exclusion Criteria:

  • Estimated GFR <60 (mL/min/1.73m2)
  • Any condition that would change weight dramatically in the near future such as malabsorption, pregnancy, malignancy
  • For Normal: BMI>30, BP > 140/90 , LDL > 130.
  • For Diabetes: BP> 135/85, A1C> 8%. LDL > 100.
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Please refer to this study by its identifier: NCT00579228

Contact: Jillian M. Witte, RN,BSN 402-559-8553
Contact: Olga Ostmann, MD 402-559-2274

United States, Nebraska
University of Nebraska Medical Center Recruiting
Omaha, Nebraska, United States, 68198-3020
Contact: Olga Ostmann, MD    402-559-2274   
Contact: Jillian Witte, RN,BSN    402-559-8553   
Sponsors and Collaborators
University of Nebraska
Principal Investigator: Jennifer Larsen, MD UNMC
  More Information

No publications provided

Responsible Party: Dr. Jennifer Larsen, UNMC Identifier: NCT00579228     History of Changes
Other Study ID Numbers: UNMC-IRB-124-07
Study First Received: December 19, 2007
Last Updated: June 2, 2008
Health Authority: United States: Institutional Review Board

Keywords provided by University of Nebraska:
Vascular risk

Additional relevant MeSH terms:
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