Determining the Risk Factors Such as Smoking, Alcohol, and Caffeine and Their Association With Osteoporosis in Men

This study has been completed.
Sponsor:
Information provided by:
Department of Veterans Affairs
ClinicalTrials.gov Identifier:
NCT00011323
First received: February 15, 2001
Last updated: January 20, 2009
Last verified: February 2003
  Purpose

The goals of this project are to establish a new cohort of male veterans and describe associations between potential risk factors and baseline bone mineral density (BMD) as well as rates of BMD loss.


Condition
Osteoporosis

Study Type: Observational
Official Title: Prevalence and Determinants of Osteoporosis in Male Veterans

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Further study details as provided by Department of Veterans Affairs:

Estimated Enrollment: 1000
Study Start Date: June 1998
Estimated Study Completion Date: January 2001
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  Eligibility

Ages Eligible for Study:   50 Years and older
Genders Eligible for Study:   Male
Accepts Healthy Volunteers:   No
Criteria

Veterans aged 50 and older drawn from two existing VA cohorts, the Normative Aging Study (NAS) and the Veterans Health Study (VHS).

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Please refer to this study by its ClinicalTrials.gov identifier: NCT00011323

Locations
United States, Massachusetts
Boston VA Health Care System
Jamaica Plain, Massachusetts, United States, 02130
Sponsors and Collaborators
  More Information

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ClinicalTrials.gov Identifier: NCT00011323     History of Changes
Other Study ID Numbers: 714B
Study First Received: February 15, 2001
Last Updated: January 20, 2009
Health Authority: United States: Federal Government

Keywords provided by Department of Veterans Affairs:
osteoporosis,smoking, alcohol, caffeine

Additional relevant MeSH terms:
Osteoporosis
Bone Diseases, Metabolic
Bone Diseases
Musculoskeletal Diseases

ClinicalTrials.gov processed this record on August 18, 2014