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Identification of the Region of Vitamin D Responsiveness (GRH-PN01)

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Recruitment Status : Completed
First Posted : September 25, 2012
Last Update Posted : September 25, 2012
Information provided by (Responsible Party):
Creighton University

Brief Summary:

Hypothesis: low vitamin D status is associated with increased insulin resistance and increased blood pressure.

Approach: Multiple regression analysis of information extracted from a large database accumulated by a Canadian health foundation, specifically evaluating statistical associations between serum 25(OH)D levels and insulin responsiveness measures as well as blood pressure, after adjusting these variables for BMI, age, sex, and waist circumference.

Condition or disease
Diabetes Hypertension

Detailed Description:
Data obtained from the entry records of 4,116 adult men and women in Calgary,Alberta previously enrolled in the Pure North S'Energy Foundation's health program. Individuals with a clinical diagnosis of diabetes mellitus or a HOMA-IR value above 16 were excluded. Standard statistical analyses carried out. An association between 25(OH)D and the endpoints of interest was first established. The residual values after adjusting HOMA-IR, serum insulin, QUICKI, and blood pressure for BMI, age, sex, and waist circumference were then regressed against serum 25(OH)D using 40-percentile data blocks, stepping upward from the lowest 25(OH)D values by 5 percentile increments through the 7th decile. Regression coefficients are then computed for each data block and each outcome variable. The location (along the 25(OF)D continuum) of the largest and most statistically significant coefficients is noted, and regions of null response noted as well.

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Study Type : Observational
Actual Enrollment : 4116 participants
Observational Model: Ecologic or Community
Time Perspective: Cross-Sectional
Official Title: A Novel Approach Localizes the Association of Vitamin D Status With Insulin Resistance to One Region of the 25(OH)D Continuum.
Study Start Date : February 2012
Actual Primary Completion Date : February 2012
Actual Study Completion Date : February 2012

Resource links provided by the National Library of Medicine

MedlinePlus related topics: Vitamin D
Drug Information available for: Vitamin D

Primary Outcome Measures :
  1. HOMA-IR [ Time Frame: Observational/cross-sectional study ]
    A composite measure of insulin resistance (HOMA-IR)

Secondary Outcome Measures :
  1. Blood pressure [ Time Frame: cross-sectional study ]
    Blood Pressure

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Ages Eligible for Study:   18 Years to 95 Years   (Adult, Older Adult)
Sexes Eligible for Study:   All
Accepts Healthy Volunteers:   Yes
Sampling Method:   Non-Probability Sample
Study Population
Healthy adults living in or near Calgary and associated with the oil and gas industries

Inclusion Criteria:

  • Age > 18

Exclusion Criteria:

  • Diabetes
  • Elevated HOMA-IR (>16)

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Please refer to this study by its identifier (NCT number): NCT01692028

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Canada, Alberta
Pure North S'Energy Foundataion
Calgary, Alberta, Canada
Sponsors and Collaborators
Creighton University

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Responsible Party: Creighton University Identifier: NCT01692028    
Other Study ID Numbers: GRH-PN01
First Posted: September 25, 2012    Key Record Dates
Last Update Posted: September 25, 2012
Last Verified: September 2012
Keywords provided by Creighton University:
vitamin D
Associational study
Additional relevant MeSH terms:
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Vascular Diseases
Cardiovascular Diseases
Vitamin D
Growth Substances
Physiological Effects of Drugs
Bone Density Conservation Agents
Calcium-Regulating Hormones and Agents