Peripheral Artery Tonometry in Children With Type 1 Diabetes and Obese Children

The recruitment status of this study is unknown because the information has not been verified recently.
Verified January 2009 by Universitaire Ziekenhuizen Leuven.
Recruitment status was  Recruiting
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First received: December 27, 2010
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Last verified: January 2009
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Background: The reactive hyperemia-peripheral artery tonometry (RH-PAT) is a newly developed method for noninvasive endothelial function assessment.

Objective: The goal of this study is to determine whether a significant difference in RH-PAT score is present between adolescents with type 1 diabetes (T1D) in comparison with controls. We will also compare RH-PAT scores in obese adolescents versus controls.

Peripheral Artery Tonometry

Study Type: Observational
Study Design: Observational Model: Case Control
Time Perspective: Cross-Sectional
Official Title: Peripheral Artery Tonometry in Children With Type 1 Diabetes and Obese Children.

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Primary Outcome Measures:
  • RHPAT [ Time Frame: 2 years ] [ Designated as safety issue: Yes ]

Estimated Enrollment: 70
Study Start Date: January 2009
type 1 diabetes


Ages Eligible for Study:   12 Years to 19 Years
Genders Eligible for Study:   Both
Accepts Healthy Volunteers:   Yes
Sampling Method:   Probability Sample
Study Population

children seen at consultation in University Hospital


Inclusion Criteria:

  • 12-19 years of age

Exclusion Criteria:

  • type 2 diabetes; obesity in group of type 1 diabetes
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Please refer to this study by its identifier: NCT01267591

Contact: kristina casteels, MD Phd 00-32-16-343801

University Hospital Leuven Recruiting
Leuven, Belgium
Contact: kristina casteels, MD PhD    00-32-16-343801      
Sponsors and Collaborators
Universitaire Ziekenhuizen Leuven
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Responsible Party: kristina casteels, Pediatrie, UZLeuven Identifier: NCT01267591     History of Changes
Other Study ID Numbers: UZLeuven
Study First Received: December 27, 2010
Last Updated: December 27, 2010
Health Authority: Belgium: Ethics Committee processed this record on October 08, 2015