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Diet and Activity in Cerebral Palsy

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ClinicalTrials.gov Identifier: NCT02175108
Recruitment Status : Completed
First Posted : June 26, 2014
Last Update Posted : July 18, 2017
Sponsor:
Information provided by (Responsible Party):
Christina Marciniak, Northwestern University

Brief Summary:
This study aims to fill a gap in the literature, identify relevant clinical measures, and provide insight into the independent modifiable risk factors of obesity in the CP population with the long-term goal of improving screening, management and prevention of obesity in this at-risk and underserved population.

Condition or disease
Cerebral Palsy

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Study Type : Observational
Actual Enrollment : 47 participants
Observational Model: Cohort
Time Perspective: Cross-Sectional
Official Title: DIET, ACTIVITY AND MEDICAL CO-MORBIDITIES IN ADOLESCENTS and ADULTS WITH CEREBRAL PALSY: WHAT ARE THE EFFECTS ON THE METABOLIC PROFILE?
Study Start Date : June 2014
Actual Primary Completion Date : March 2017
Actual Study Completion Date : March 2017

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Primary Outcome Measures :
  1. Calories per day [ Time Frame: 24 hour dietary recall ]
    Subjects will complete dietary recall and total calories per day will be calculated

  2. Total saturated fats per day [ Time Frame: 24 hour ]
    24 hour dietary recall will be performed, and total saturated fats ingested over 24 hours will be calculated.



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Ages Eligible for Study:   16 Years to 89 Years   (Child, Adult, Older Adult)
Sexes Eligible for Study:   All
Accepts Healthy Volunteers:   No
Sampling Method:   Non-Probability Sample
Study Population
Adolescents (16-17) and adults with cerebral palsy
Criteria

Inclusion Criteria:

  • Adolescent and adult subjects 16-89 years with a diagnosis of Cerebral Palsy

Exclusion Criteria:

  • Concurrent severe neurologic or other medical diagnosis that is likely to be contributing to the subject's functional impairment, as determined by the study investigators. For example, associated spinal cord injury.
  • Subjects with major limb amputations
  • Pregnant or lactating females

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Please refer to this study by its ClinicalTrials.gov identifier (NCT number): NCT02175108


Locations
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United States, Illinois
Shirley Ryan AbilityLab
Chicago, Illinois, United States, 60611
Sponsors and Collaborators
Shirley Ryan AbilityLab
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Responsible Party: Christina Marciniak, Professor, Northwestern University and Attending Physician Shirley Ryan AbilityLab, Northwestern University
ClinicalTrials.gov Identifier: NCT02175108    
Other Study ID Numbers: STU00093759
First Posted: June 26, 2014    Key Record Dates
Last Update Posted: July 18, 2017
Last Verified: October 2016
Individual Participant Data (IPD) Sharing Statement:
Plan to Share IPD: No
Keywords provided by Christina Marciniak, Northwestern University:
Cerebral palsy
Adolescents
Adults
Diet
Activity
Metabolic Syndrome
Additional relevant MeSH terms:
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Paralysis
Cerebral Palsy
Neurologic Manifestations
Nervous System Diseases
Signs and Symptoms
Brain Damage, Chronic
Brain Diseases
Central Nervous System Diseases