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

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Recruitment Status : Unknown
Verified January 2009 by Universitaire Ziekenhuizen Leuven.
Recruitment status was:  Recruiting
First Posted : December 28, 2010
Last Update Posted : December 28, 2010
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Brief Summary:

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.

Condition or disease
Peripheral Artery Tonometry Diabetes Children Obesity

Study Type : Observational
Estimated Enrollment : 70 participants
Observational Model: Case Control
Time Perspective: Cross-Sectional
Official Title: Peripheral Artery Tonometry in Children With Type 1 Diabetes and Obese Children.
Study Start Date : January 2009

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MedlinePlus related topics: Diabetes Type 1
U.S. FDA Resources

type 1 diabetes

Primary Outcome Measures :
  1. RHPAT [ Time Frame: 2 years ]

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Ages Eligible for Study:   12 Years to 19 Years   (Child, Adult)
Sexes Eligible for Study:   All
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 (NCT number): 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

Publications automatically indexed to this study by Identifier (NCT Number):
Responsible Party: kristina casteels, Pediatrie, UZLeuven Identifier: NCT01267591     History of Changes
Other Study ID Numbers: UZLeuven
First Posted: December 28, 2010    Key Record Dates
Last Update Posted: December 28, 2010
Last Verified: January 2009

Additional relevant MeSH terms:
Diabetes Mellitus
Diabetes Mellitus, Type 1
Glucose Metabolism Disorders
Metabolic Diseases
Endocrine System Diseases
Autoimmune Diseases
Immune System Diseases