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Bone Density of Large Newborn Infants and Infants of Diabetic Mothers

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Recruitment Status : Unknown
Verified May 2010 by Sheba Medical Center.
Recruitment status was:  Not yet recruiting
First Posted : May 5, 2010
Last Update Posted : May 5, 2010
Information provided by:
Sheba Medical Center

Brief Summary:
Bone density was found to be impaired among lage babies and infants of diabetic mothers as found in small group studies. The assumption is that large weight decreases fetal movements and causes decreased bone mineralization.The aim of the study is to compare 2 study groups - of large infants and infants of diabetic mothers to each other and to controls.

Condition or disease
Bone Density

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Study Type : Observational
Estimated Enrollment : 40 participants
Observational Model: Case-Control
Time Perspective: Prospective
Official Title: Bone Density of Large Newborn Infants and Infants of Diabetic Mothers
Study Start Date : June 2010
Estimated Primary Completion Date : July 2011

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MedlinePlus related topics: Bone Density

Primary Outcome Measures :
  1. Bone density [ Time Frame: 1 week ]

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Ages Eligible for Study:   up to 7 Days   (Child)
Sexes Eligible for Study:   All
Accepts Healthy Volunteers:   No
Sampling Method:   Probability Sample
Study Population
Healthy term infants of birth weight 4 kg and above and infants of diabetic mothers

Inclusion Criteria:

  • Term infants of birth weight 4 kg and above, and
  • Infants of diabetic mothers.

Exclusion Criteria:

  • Preterms,
  • Major congenital malformations,
  • Sick babies.
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Responsible Party: Dr. Ayala Maayan-Metzger, Sheba Medical Center Identifier: NCT01117324    
Other Study ID Numbers: SHEBA-10-7637-AM-CTIL
First Posted: May 5, 2010    Key Record Dates
Last Update Posted: May 5, 2010
Last Verified: May 2010
Keywords provided by Sheba Medical Center:
Bone density
infant of diabetic mother
large birth weight
Additional relevant MeSH terms:
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Fetal Diseases
Pregnancy in Diabetics
Pregnancy Complications