Urine pH as a Predictor of Diabetes

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Recruitment Status : Completed
First Posted : November 23, 2009
Last Update Posted : June 11, 2013
Staten Island University Hospital
Information provided by (Responsible Party):
Suzanne El-Sayegh, Northwell Health

Brief Summary:
Urine pH has been lately linked to insulin resistance. The early phase of Diabetes Mellitus involves insulin resistance. Thus, the investigators want to check if a simple cheap study like a urine analysis that can predict diabetes.

Condition or disease

Study Type : Observational
Actual Enrollment : 92 participants
Observational Model: Case-Only
Time Perspective: Retrospective
Official Title: Urine pH as a Predictor of Diabetes
Study Start Date : November 2009
Actual Primary Completion Date : September 2010
Actual Study Completion Date : September 2010

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Adults, nondiabetics
adults who are nondiabetic, no CKD, no urinary tract infection, no bladder dysfunction

Primary Outcome Measures :
  1. development of diabetes using a predicting formula [ Time Frame: 10 years ]

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Ages Eligible for Study:   18 Years and older   (Adult, Older Adult)
Sexes Eligible for Study:   All
Accepts Healthy Volunteers:   No
Sampling Method:   Probability Sample
Study Population
adult inpatients, nondiabetic, no CKD, no urine infection, no UTO

Inclusion Criteria:

  • age > 18

Exclusion Criteria:

  • diabetes
  • CKD
  • urine infection
  • UTO
  • bladder dysfunction

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Please refer to this study by its identifier (NCT number): NCT01017848

United States, New York
Staten Island University Hospital
Staten Island, New York, United States, 10305
Sponsors and Collaborators
Northwell Health
Staten Island University Hospital
Principal Investigator: Suzanne El-Sayegh, MD SIUH

Responsible Party: Suzanne El-Sayegh, Associate Chair of Medicine, Northwell Health Identifier: NCT01017848     History of Changes
Other Study ID Numbers: 09-031
First Posted: November 23, 2009    Key Record Dates
Last Update Posted: June 11, 2013
Last Verified: June 2013

Keywords provided by Suzanne El-Sayegh, Northwell Health:
urine pH
insulin resistance
metabolic syndrome
development of diabetes

Additional relevant MeSH terms:
Diabetes Mellitus
Glucose Metabolism Disorders
Metabolic Diseases
Endocrine System Diseases