Pediatric Population Screening for Type 1 Diabetes and Familial Hypercholesterolemia in Lower Saxony, Germany (Fr1dolin)
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|ClinicalTrials.gov Identifier: NCT02750527|
Recruitment Status : Enrolling by invitation
First Posted : April 25, 2016
Last Update Posted : August 8, 2018
|Condition or disease|
|Type 1 Diabetes Familial Hypercholesterolemia|
The Fr1dolin-Study will be presented to the parents of ca. 320,000 children living in Lower Saxony, Germany. The recruitment of subjects, collection of written consent, the capillary blood sample and the screening questionnaire will be done by the registered pediatricians in their local medical practices.
After study enrolment 200 µl of capillary blood are be taken from the subject and are sent pseudo-anonymized to the lab. LDL-C and the diabetes-associated antibodies are identified. Based on the results a second blood sample will be required. In case of pre-type-1 diabetes or signs for a familial hypercholesterolemia the pediatrician will be informed. He will contact the parents and discuss the further procedure in cooperation with the study center.
In case of a positive result by measuring diabetes-related antibodies and LDL-C the goal of this trial is to advise and educate the families appropriate and to treat them if necessary. In addition families should have the possibility to participate in prevention trials.
All data will be registered in a study database.
Follow-up pre-type 1 diabetes:
During the first year, follow-up will be performed after 6 and 12 months and thereafter annually until the age of 12 years or up to 6 months after the clinical onset of type 1 diabetes.
Follow-up familial hypercholesterolemia:
During the first year, follow-up will be performed after 6 and 12 months and thereafter annually until the age of 12 years.
|Study Type :||Observational|
|Estimated Enrollment :||150000 participants|
|Observational Model:||Ecologic or Community|
|Official Title:||Pediatric Population Screening for Type 1 Diabetes and Familial Hypercholesterolemia in Lower Saxony, Germany|
|Study Start Date :||September 2016|
|Estimated Primary Completion Date :||April 2019|
|Estimated Study Completion Date :||December 2028|
- number of familial hypercholesterolemia or pre-type-1-diabetes [ Time Frame: 18 month ]identification of patients/ families with familial hypercholesterolemia or pre-type-1 diabetes
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Please refer to this study by its ClinicalTrials.gov identifier (NCT number): NCT02750527
|Principal Investigator:||Olga Kordonouri, MD||Kinder- und Jugendkrankenhaus AUF DER BULT|