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Evaluation and Comparison of Noninvasive Blood Glucose Concentrations

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Recruitment Status : Unknown
Verified December 2012 by VeraLight, Inc..
Recruitment status was:  Recruiting
First Posted : December 10, 2012
Last Update Posted : December 10, 2012
InLight Solutions
Information provided by (Responsible Party):
VeraLight, Inc.

Brief Summary:
Comparison of noninvasive glucose measurement performance versus standard invasive reference measurements.

Condition or disease
Insulin Dependent Diabetes Non Insulin Dependent Diabetes Gestational Diabetes

Detailed Description:

The objectives of this study are

  • collect subject data on a near-infrared spectroscopy-based glucose meter
  • evaluate existing instrumentation, calibration algorithms and calibration maintenance techniques
  • collect data on the physiological and environmental sources of interference and degradation of measurement accuracy.

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Study Type : Observational
Estimated Enrollment : 125 participants
Observational Model: Cohort
Time Perspective: Cross-Sectional
Official Title: An Evaluation and Comparison of Noninvasive Blood Glucose Concentrations Relative to Finger Capillary Blood Glucose References
Study Start Date : December 2012
Estimated Primary Completion Date : March 2013
Estimated Study Completion Date : March 2013

Resource links provided by the National Library of Medicine

MedlinePlus related topics: Blood Sugar

Primary Outcome Measures :
  1. Continuing validation of near infrared spectroscopy-based glucose meter algorithm [ Time Frame: 3 months ]

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Ages Eligible for Study:   18 Years to 50 Years   (Adult)
Sexes Eligible for Study:   Female
Accepts Healthy Volunteers:   Yes
Sampling Method:   Non-Probability Sample
Study Population
Females 18-50 years of age selected from the community 30% with no history of Diabetes 70% with diagnosis of Type I, Type II or Gestational Diabetes

Inclusion Criteria:

  • Female aged ≥ 18 and ≤ 50 years of age at time of enrollment
  • Females with self reported diagnosis of Type I, Type II or Gestational Diabetes, or no self reported diagnosis of diabetes.

Exclusion Criteria:

  • Severe heart disease as evidenced by peripheral edema (self reported)
  • Currently taking Lasix (self reported)
  • Liver disease as evidenced by jaundice (self reported)
  • Receiving dialysis or having known renal compromise (self reported)
  • Skin damage at optical sampling site
  • Scars, tattoos, rashes or other disruption/discoloration on the right index finger
  • Recent (within past month) or current oral steroid therapy or topical steroids applied to the hands; inhaled steroid therapy (self reported)
  • Current chemotherapy, or chemotherapy within the past 12 months (self reported)

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Please refer to this study by its identifier (NCT number): NCT01745900

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Contact: Amber Brassfield, RN 619-291-2845
Contact: Amber Brassfield, RN 619-366-1129

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United States, California
Accelovance Inc. Recruiting
San Diego, California, United States, 92108
Principal Investigator: Amber Brassfield, RN         
Sponsors and Collaborators
VeraLight, Inc.
InLight Solutions
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Principal Investigator: Amber Brassfield, RN Accelovance
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Responsible Party: VeraLight, Inc. Identifier: NCT01745900    
Other Study ID Numbers: VL-240
First Posted: December 10, 2012    Key Record Dates
Last Update Posted: December 10, 2012
Last Verified: December 2012
Keywords provided by VeraLight, Inc.:
Gestational Diabetes
Additional relevant MeSH terms:
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Diabetes, Gestational
Diabetes Mellitus
Diabetes Mellitus, Type 1
Diabetes Mellitus, Type 2
Glucose Metabolism Disorders
Metabolic Diseases
Endocrine System Diseases
Pregnancy Complications
Autoimmune Diseases
Immune System Diseases