Peripheral Artery Tonometry in Children With Type 1 Diabetes and Obese Children

Peripheral Artery Tonometry in Children With Type 1 Diabetes and Obese Children.


Lead Sponsor: Universitaire Ziekenhuizen Leuven

Source Universitaire Ziekenhuizen Leuven
Brief Summary

Background: The reactive hyperemia-peripheral artery tonometry (RH-PAT) is a newly developed method for noninvasive endothelial function assessment.

Objective: The goal of this study is to determine whether a significant difference in RH-PAT score is present between adolescents with type 1 diabetes (T1D) in comparison with controls. We will also compare RH-PAT scores in obese adolescents versus controls.

Overall Status Unknown status
Start Date January 2009
Study Type Observational
Primary Outcome
Measure Time Frame
RHPAT 2 years
Enrollment 70

Sampling Method: Probability Sample


Inclusion Criteria:

- 12-19 years of age

Exclusion Criteria:

- type 2 diabetes; obesity in group of type 1 diabetes

Gender: All

Minimum Age: 12 Years

Maximum Age: 19 Years

Healthy Volunteers: Accepts Healthy Volunteers

Overall Contact

Last Name: kristina casteels, MD Phd

Phone: 00-32-16-343801

Facility: Status: Contact: University Hospital Leuven kristina casteels, MD PhD 00-32-16-343801
Location Countries


Verification Date

January 2009

Responsible Party

Name Title: kristina casteels

Organization: Pediatrie, UZLeuven

Has Expanded Access No
Condition Browse
Arm Group

Label: control

Label: type 1 diabetes

Label: obesity

Study Design Info

Observational Model: Case-Control

Time Perspective: Cross-Sectional