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Dietary Patterns and Cardiovascular (CVD) Risk in Spinal Cord Injury (SCI) Factors In Individuals With Chronic Spinal Cord Injury (SCIDS)

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Recruitment Status : Completed
First Posted : December 3, 2009
Last Update Posted : July 29, 2015
University of Minnesota
Information provided by (Responsible Party):
Jesse Lieberman, Atrium Health

Brief Summary:
This study will look at dietary patterns in individuals with chronic spinal cord injuries and the relationship between these dietary patterns and cardiovascular disease risk factors. The study is a supplement to the Coronary Artery Risk Development in Young Adults (CARDIA) study. The dietary history from CARDIA will be used. The investigators' primary hypothesis is the following: Greater whole-grain and dietary fiber intake will be favorably associated with adiposity (BMI and WC) and metabolic CVD risk factors (fasting glucose, fasting insulin, HOMA-IR, diabetes, hsCRP, TC, HDL-C, triglycerides, TC/HDL-C ratio, non-HDL-C, and systolic and diastolic blood-pressure) among a sample of individuals with SCI aged 38-50 who have been injured >1 year.

Condition or disease
Spinal Cord Injury

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Study Type : Observational
Actual Enrollment : 100 participants
Observational Model: Case-Control
Time Perspective: Cross-Sectional
Official Title: Dietary Patterns & There Relationship to Cardiovascular Disease Risk Factors In Individuals With Chronic Spinal Cord Injury
Study Start Date : September 2009
Actual Primary Completion Date : July 2012
Actual Study Completion Date : July 2012

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Ages Eligible for Study:   38 Years to 55 Years   (Adult)
Sexes Eligible for Study:   All
Accepts Healthy Volunteers:   Yes
Sampling Method:   Non-Probability Sample
Study Population
100 individuals with chronic spinal cord injuries

Inclusion Criteria

  • Male or female, black or white with SCI due to a nonvascular insult that caused an acute spinal cord injury (i.e. traumatic injury, transverse myelitis without a diagnosis of multiple sclerosis, surgical complication, or benign neoplasm) at least 1 year prior to enrollment including ASIA A,B,C
  • Age at time of enrollment: > 38 years and <55 years (i.e., on or after 38th birthday and before 55th birthday)
  • Voluntary, informed consent of participant
  • Participant willing to comply with the testing protocols and questionnaires
  • Communication and comprehension sufficient for compliance with all testing procedures and measures Exclusion Criteria
  • SCI of a vascular or malignant etiology
  • Pregnancy, end-stage renal disease, treatment for cancer except for non-melanoma skin cancer in the past five years
  • Injury < 1 years prior to enrollment
  • ASIA D
  • Chronic, nontobacco substance-abuse

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Please refer to this study by its identifier (NCT number): NCT01025609

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United States, North Carolina
Carolinas Rehabilitation
Charlotte, North Carolina, United States, 28203
Sponsors and Collaborators
Atrium Health
University of Minnesota
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Principal Investigator: Pamela Shreiner, PhD University of Minnesota
Study Director: Jesse A. Lieberman, M.D. Carolinas Rehabilitation/Carolinas Medical Center
Publications automatically indexed to this study by Identifier (NCT Number):
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Responsible Party: Jesse Lieberman, Mentored Principal Investigator, Atrium Health Identifier: NCT01025609    
Other Study ID Numbers: 04-09-17E
First Posted: December 3, 2009    Key Record Dates
Last Update Posted: July 29, 2015
Last Verified: July 2015
Keywords provided by Jesse Lieberman, Atrium Health:
spinal cord injury
cardiovascular disease
dietary patterns
Additional relevant MeSH terms:
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Spinal Cord Injuries
Wounds and Injuries
Spinal Cord Diseases
Central Nervous System Diseases
Nervous System Diseases
Trauma, Nervous System