Insulin Resistance in Type I Diabetes in Pediatric Care

This study has been withdrawn prior to enrollment.
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Nationwide Children's Hospital Identifier:
First received: July 24, 2009
Last updated: May 14, 2015
Last verified: May 2015
24 children (12 African-American, Hispanic, or American Indian, 12 Caucasian) previously diagnosed with type 1 diabetes mellitus will participate in this pilot study to evaluate the presence of hepatic and peripheral insulin resistance. The investigators will use this pilot information to test the hypothesis that insulin resistance occurs in some children with type 1 DM, is secondary to underlying risk factors, and is responsible for increased insulin needs. Methods will include a "step-up" hyperinsulinemic euglycemic clamp and infusion of the stable isotope 6,6-[2H2]-glucose. Patient and parent interviews will be conducted to gather information about nutritional intake, ethnicity, family history, and socioeconomic status. The investigators will also measure inflammatory cytokines and free fatty acids to determine whether they are associated with differences in insulin resistance among type 1 diabetes mellitus patients.

Condition Intervention
Type 1 Diabetes
Other: Clamp

Study Type: Observational
Study Design: Observational Model: Case-Only
Time Perspective: Prospective
Official Title: Insulin Resistance in Type I Diabetes in Pediatric Care

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Further study details as provided by Nationwide Children's Hospital:

Primary Outcome Measures:
  • Insulin sensitivity [ Time Frame: Baseline ] [ Designated as safety issue: No ]

Secondary Outcome Measures:
  • Hepatic glucose output [ Time Frame: Baseline ] [ Designated as safety issue: No ]

Enrollment: 0
Study Start Date: July 2009
Study Completion Date: May 2010
Primary Completion Date: May 2010 (Final data collection date for primary outcome measure)
Groups/Cohorts Assigned Interventions
Hyperinsulinemic euglycemic clamp
Other: Clamp
Insulin sensitivity, Hepatic glucose production, Evaluation of inflammation, Socioeconomic status, Ethnicity and family history


Ages Eligible for Study:   9 Years to 23 Years
Genders Eligible for Study:   Both
Accepts Healthy Volunteers:   No
Sampling Method:   Non-Probability Sample
Study Population
Endocrinology clinic patients

Inclusion Criteria:

  • Previously diagnosed with type 1 diabetes
  • ages 9 -11 tanner 1 or 16-23 tanner 4-5

Exclusion Criteria:

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Please refer to this study by its identifier: NCT00946426

United States, Ohio
Nationwide Children's Hospital
Columbus, Ohio, United States, 43205
Sponsors and Collaborators
Nationwide Children's Hospital
Principal Investigator: Dana S Hardin, MD The Research Institute at Nationwide Children's Hospital, The Ohio State University
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Responsible Party: Dana S. Hardin, The Research Institute at Nationwide Children's Hospital Identifier: NCT00946426     History of Changes
Other Study ID Numbers: IRB09-00160
Study First Received: July 24, 2009
Last Updated: May 14, 2015
Health Authority: United States: Institutional Review Board

Additional relevant MeSH terms:
Diabetes Mellitus, Type 1
Insulin Resistance
Autoimmune Diseases
Diabetes Mellitus
Endocrine System Diseases
Glucose Metabolism Disorders
Immune System Diseases
Metabolic Diseases processed this record on December 01, 2015