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The Genetic Basis of the Influence of Dairy Product Intake on Body Measures in Children

The recruitment status of this study is unknown. The completion date has passed and the status has not been verified in more than two years.
Verified April 2013 by Hillel Yaffe Medical Center.
Recruitment status was:  Not yet recruiting
Information provided by (Responsible Party):
Hillel Yaffe Medical Center Identifier:
First received: April 4, 2013
Last updated: April 10, 2013
Last verified: April 2013
The objective of this study is to explore the genetic basis of the influence of dairy product intake on body measures in children. The investigators assume that the effect of dairy products intake on children body measures is affected by genetic polymorphisms.

Condition Intervention
Body Mass Index
Other: Blood samples will be taken for gene sequencing

Study Type: Observational
Study Design: Observational Model: Case-Only
Time Perspective: Prospective

Further study details as provided by Hillel Yaffe Medical Center:

Primary Outcome Measures:
  • Body indexes measurements [ Time Frame: One year ]
    Body indexes measurements including height and weight in correlation with milk intake and gene sequences.

Biospecimen Retention:   Samples With DNA
Whole blood

Estimated Enrollment: 200
Study Start Date: June 2013
Estimated Study Completion Date: June 2015
Estimated Primary Completion Date: June 2015 (Final data collection date for primary outcome measure)
Groups/Cohorts Assigned Interventions
Childrens' Milk Intake
The milk intake of children will be reconciled with body measurement index and blood samples will be taken for gene sequencing
Other: Blood samples will be taken for gene sequencing


Ages Eligible for Study:   6 Years to 12 Years   (Child)
Sexes Eligible for Study:   All
Accepts Healthy Volunteers:   Yes
Sampling Method:   Probability Sample
Study Population
Children from a community sample

Inclusion Criteria:

  • Healthy children

Exclusion Criteria:

  • Sick children
  • Chronic diseases
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Please refer to this study by its identifier: NCT01831557

Contact: Eias Kassem, MD 972-4-630-4331

Hillel Yaffe Medical Center Not yet recruiting
Hadera, Israel, 38100
Contact: Eias Kassem, MD    972-4-630-4331   
Principal Investigator: Eias Kassem, MD         
Sponsors and Collaborators
Hillel Yaffe Medical Center
  More Information

Responsible Party: Hillel Yaffe Medical Center Identifier: NCT01831557     History of Changes
Other Study ID Numbers: HYMC-18-2012
Study First Received: April 4, 2013
Last Updated: April 10, 2013 processed this record on May 24, 2017