Beta Cell Function in Women With Turner Syndrome

This study has been terminated.
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University of Aarhus Identifier:
First received: January 5, 2007
Last updated: November 7, 2011
Last verified: November 2011
Diabetes is more frequent in women with Turner syndrome. The purpose of this study is to see, in what ways the glucose metabolism is different in this study population. The hypothesis is that women with Turner Syndrome have an impaired insulin production (beta cell function).

Turner Syndrome

Study Type: Observational
Study Design: Observational Model: Case Control
Time Perspective: Prospective
Official Title: Beta Cell Function in Women With Turner Syndrome

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Further study details as provided by University of Aarhus:

Biospecimen Retention:   Samples With DNA
Blood samples.

Enrollment: 25
Study Start Date: November 2004
Study Completion Date: January 2007

Ages Eligible for Study:   20 Years to 40 Years
Genders Eligible for Study:   Female
Accepts Healthy Volunteers:   Yes
Sampling Method:   Non-Probability Sample
Study Population
13 women with TS and 12 control women

Inclusion Criteria:

  • Turner syndrome

Exclusion Criteria:

  • Diagnosed diabetes
  • BMI>30
  • Untreated cardiac or thyroid disease
  • Cancer illness
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Please refer to this study by its identifier: NCT00419107

Medical Department M (Endocrinology and Diabetes), Aarhus University Hospital
Aarhus, Aarhus C, Denmark, 8000
Sponsors and Collaborators
University of Aarhus
Principal Investigator: Jens Sandahl Christiansen, prof.
  More Information

Responsible Party: Jens Sandahl Christiansen, Aarhus University Hospital, Aarhus, Denmark Identifier: NCT00419107     History of Changes
Other Study ID Numbers: 20040108 
Study First Received: January 5, 2007
Last Updated: November 7, 2011
Health Authority: Denmark: Ethics Committee

Additional relevant MeSH terms:
Gonadal Dysgenesis
Primary Ovarian Insufficiency
Turner Syndrome
Adnexal Diseases
Cardiovascular Abnormalities
Cardiovascular Diseases
Chromosome Disorders
Congenital Abnormalities
Disorders of Sex Development
Endocrine System Diseases
Genetic Diseases, Inborn
Genital Diseases, Female
Gonadal Disorders
Heart Defects, Congenital
Heart Diseases
Ovarian Diseases
Pathologic Processes
Sex Chromosome Disorders
Sex Chromosome Disorders of Sex Development
Urogenital Abnormalities processed this record on May 24, 2016