Type 1 Diabetes Mellitus Bone Mineral Density in Childhood and Adolescence

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Recruitment Status : Completed
First Posted : May 24, 2012
Last Update Posted : March 27, 2014
Information provided by (Responsible Party):
Laura Armas, Creighton University

Brief Summary:
Type 1 Diabetes Mellitus is a disease that has an effect on bone mineral density. It is unclear how and when it effects the bone density. The investigators are studying the effects of diabetes on bone mass compared to children without diabetes.

Condition or disease
Type 1 Diabetes Mellitus

Study Type : Observational
Actual Enrollment : 60 participants
Observational Model: Case-Only
Time Perspective: Prospective
Official Title: Type 1 DM Bone Mineral Density in Childhood and Adolescence
Study Start Date : July 2012
Actual Primary Completion Date : May 2013
Actual Study Completion Date : May 2013

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Patients with Type 1 Diabetes Mellitus

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Ages Eligible for Study:   5 Years to 18 Years   (Child, Adult)
Sexes Eligible for Study:   All
Accepts Healthy Volunteers:   No
Sampling Method:   Non-Probability Sample
Study Population
Children and adolescents with Type 1 DM

Inclusion Criteria:

  • We will recruit children from age 5 to age 18 with a diagnosis of Type 1 DM. Children will have various lengths of time since diagnosis.

Exclusion Criteria:

  • We will exclude children on anticonvulsants or steroids and children with other concomitant illnesses that interfere with bone mass accrual, except for hypothyroidism on treatment.

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Please refer to this study by its identifier (NCT number): NCT01605149

United States, Nebraska
Creighton University
Omaha, Nebraska, United States, 68131
Sponsors and Collaborators
Creighton University
Principal Investigator: Laura AG Armas, MD Creighton University

Responsible Party: Laura Armas, Assistant Professor, Creighton University Identifier: NCT01605149     History of Changes
Other Study ID Numbers: 12-16425
First Posted: May 24, 2012    Key Record Dates
Last Update Posted: March 27, 2014
Last Verified: March 2014

Keywords provided by Laura Armas, Creighton University:

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