Correction of Vitamin D Inadequacy in Nursing Home Residents

This study has been completed.
Sponsor:
Information provided by:
University of Wisconsin, Madison
ClinicalTrials.gov Identifier:
NCT00204906
First received: September 13, 2005
Last updated: January 3, 2008
Last verified: December 2007
  Purpose

Vitamin D inadequacy continues to be neglected in nursing home residents. We hypothesized that part of this neglect is due to absence of data documenting safe and effective ways to replete this inadequacy.


Condition Intervention
Hypovitaminosis D
Dietary Supplement: vitamin D supplementation

Study Type: Interventional
Study Design: Allocation: Non-Randomized
Intervention Model: Single Group Assignment
Masking: Double-Blind
Primary Purpose: Prevention
Official Title: Effect of Vitamin D Supplementation on Skeletal and Overall Health of Nursing Home Residents

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Further study details as provided by University of Wisconsin, Madison:

Study Start Date: January 2005
Estimated Primary Completion Date: January 2009 (Final data collection date for primary outcome measure)
Detailed Description:

Vitamin D inadequacy continues to be neglected in nursing home residents. We hypothesized that part of this neglect is due to absence of data documenting safe and effective ways to replete this inadequacy. Subjects with low vitamin D concentrations are dosed with 50.000 IU three times a week for 25 hydroxy vitamin D, parathyroid hormone and bone turnover status. .

  Eligibility

Ages Eligible for Study:   18 Years and older
Genders Eligible for Study:   Both
Accepts Healthy Volunteers:   No
Criteria

Inclusion Criteria:

  • Able to walk
  • Reside in nursing home for the 12 weeks of study

Exclusion Criteria:

  • Non-ambulatory residents
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Locations
United States, Wisconsin
University of Wisconsin
Madison, Wisconsin, United States, 53792
Sponsors and Collaborators
University of Wisconsin, Madison
Investigators
Principal Investigator: Neil C Binkley, MD University of Wisconsin, Madison
  More Information

No publications provided

Responsible Party: Neil Binkley, MD, University of Wisconsin
ClinicalTrials.gov Identifier: NCT00204906     History of Changes
Other Study ID Numbers: 2004-0057
Study First Received: September 13, 2005
Last Updated: January 3, 2008
Health Authority: United States: Institutional Review Board

Additional relevant MeSH terms:
Avitaminosis
Rickets
Vitamin D Deficiency
Bone Diseases
Bone Diseases, Metabolic
Calcium Metabolism Disorders
Deficiency Diseases
Malnutrition
Metabolic Diseases
Musculoskeletal Diseases
Nutrition Disorders
Ergocalciferols
Vitamin D
Vitamins
Bone Density Conservation Agents
Growth Substances
Micronutrients
Pharmacologic Actions
Physiological Effects of Drugs

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