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Urine pH as a Predictor of Diabetes

This study has been completed.
Staten Island University Hospital
Information provided by (Responsible Party):
Suzanne El-Sayegh, North Shore Long Island Jewish Health System Identifier:
First received: November 19, 2009
Last updated: June 10, 2013
Last verified: June 2013
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.


Study Type: Observational
Study Design: Observational Model: Case-Only
Time Perspective: Retrospective
Official Title: Urine pH as a Predictor of Diabetes

Resource links provided by NLM:

Further study details as provided by Suzanne El-Sayegh, North Shore Long Island Jewish Health System:

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

Enrollment: 92
Study Start Date: November 2009
Study Completion Date: September 2010
Primary Completion Date: September 2010 (Final data collection date for primary outcome measure)
Adults, nondiabetics
adults who are nondiabetic, no CKD, no urinary tract infection, no bladder dysfunction


Ages Eligible for Study:   18 Years and older   (Adult, Senior)
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: 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
  More Information

Responsible Party: Suzanne El-Sayegh, Associate Chair of Medicine, North Shore Long Island Jewish Health System Identifier: NCT01017848     History of Changes
Other Study ID Numbers: 09-031
Study First Received: November 19, 2009
Last Updated: June 10, 2013

Keywords provided by Suzanne El-Sayegh, North Shore Long Island Jewish Health System:
urine pH
insulin resistance
metabolic syndrome
development of diabetes

Additional relevant MeSH terms:
Diabetes Mellitus
Glucose Metabolism Disorders
Metabolic Diseases
Endocrine System Diseases processed this record on May 25, 2017