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Evaluation of the Duration of Therapy for Thrombosis in Children
Johns Hopkins All Children's Hospital Venous Thrombosis
The Kids-DOTT trial is a randomized controlled clinical trial whose primary objective is to evaluate non-inferiority of shortened-duration (6 weeks) versus conventional-duration (3 months) anticoagulation in children with first-episode acute venous thrombosis. The first stage... expand

The Kids-DOTT trial is a randomized controlled clinical trial whose primary objective is to evaluate non-inferiority of shortened-duration (6 weeks) versus conventional-duration (3 months) anticoagulation in children with first-episode acute venous thrombosis. The first stage of the trial has consisted of a pilot/feasibility component, which then continues as the definitively-powered trial.

Type: Interventional

Start Date: Mar 2008

open study

Non-Interventional Post-Marketing Safety Study on the Long-Term Safety of HYQVIA (Global)
Baxalta now part of Shire Primary Immunodeficiency Diseases (PID)
The purpose of the proposed study is to acquire additional data (including the assessment of anti-rHuPH20 antibodies) on the long-term safety of HYQVIA and to assess the prescribed treatment regimens and treatment administration in routine clinical practice. expand

The purpose of the proposed study is to acquire additional data (including the assessment of anti-rHuPH20 antibodies) on the long-term safety of HYQVIA and to assess the prescribed treatment regimens and treatment administration in routine clinical practice.

Type: Observational

Start Date: Nov 2015

open study

Study of Immune Checkpoint Inhibition With Radiation Therapy in Unresectable, Non-metastatic Pancreatic...
New York University School of Medicine Pancreatic Cancer
This is an open-label, three-cohort, phase Ib study to determine the safety, recommended phase 2 dose (RP2D), and efficacy of Stereotactic Body Radiation Therapy (SBRT) in combination with either (A) MEDI4736 alone, (B) tremelimumab alone, or (C) the combination of MEDI4736 and... expand

This is an open-label, three-cohort, phase Ib study to determine the safety, recommended phase 2 dose (RP2D), and efficacy of Stereotactic Body Radiation Therapy (SBRT) in combination with either (A) MEDI4736 alone, (B) tremelimumab alone, or (C) the combination of MEDI4736 and tremelimumab for patients with unresectable locally advanced adenocarcinoma of pancreas.

Type: Interventional

Start Date: Aug 2016

open study

The Effect of AposTherapy on Knee Pain
Montefiore Medical Center Knee Osteoarthritis Knee Pain
AposTherapy is a home based exercise program utilizing footwear that causes exercise with normal activity that may significantly improve function in patients with knee osteoarthritis since patients with knee osteoarthritis have altered mechanics of motion contributing or due... expand

AposTherapy is a home based exercise program utilizing footwear that causes exercise with normal activity that may significantly improve function in patients with knee osteoarthritis since patients with knee osteoarthritis have altered mechanics of motion contributing or due to the presence of the conditions. Capitalizing on the reported excellent adherence and clinical benefit of ApostTherapy in patients with significant knee OA, the investigators propose to evaluate this as a conservative treatment that may supplant/supplement traditional pain medications and physical therapy in an at-risk urban inner city population.

Type: Interventional

Start Date: Nov 2016

open study

Rebastinib Plus Antitubulin Therapy With Paclitaxel or Eribulin in Metastatic Breast Cancer
Montefiore Medical Center Breast Cancer Breast Adenocarcinoma Human Epidermal Growth Factor 2 Negative Carcinoma of Breast Recurrent Breast Carcinoma Stage IV Breast Cancer
The purpose of this study is to determine the safety and tolerability of rebastinib when combined with antitubulin therapy with paclitaxel or eribulin in patients with advanced breast cancer. expand

The purpose of this study is to determine the safety and tolerability of rebastinib when combined with antitubulin therapy with paclitaxel or eribulin in patients with advanced breast cancer.

Type: Interventional

Start Date: Jul 2016

open study

Multicenter Prospective Cohort Study on Current Treatments of Legg-Calvé-Perthes Disease
Texas Scottish Rite Hospital for Children Legg Calve Perthes Disease
Legg-Calvé-Perthes disease is a childhood hip disorder which is common enough to be a significant public health problem (affects 1 in 740 boys between ages 0—14), but uncommon enough to have a sufficient number of patients from a single institution to perform a definitive prospective... expand

Legg-Calvé-Perthes disease is a childhood hip disorder which is common enough to be a significant public health problem (affects 1 in 740 boys between ages 0—14), but uncommon enough to have a sufficient number of patients from a single institution to perform a definitive prospective study comparing the results of current treatments. The present study will establish a database of prospectively identified patients with Legg-Calvé-Perthes (LCP) Disease and collect information regarding their presentation, treatment, and outcomes in the course of receiving currently available treatments. This study seeks to compare the outcomes of current treatments in the management of different age groups (ages 1-6, 6—8, 8—11, >11) of patients with Perthes disease at two- and five-year followup and at skeletal maturity. For each age group, two to three common treatment regimens currently used by practicing pediatric orthopaedic surgeons will be compared. The intervention a patient receives is determined through physician preference. Physicians pick an intervention for each age group and treat each patient with the same intervention.

Type: Observational

Start Date: Aug 2012

open study

Observational Study of Pediatric Rheumatic Diseases: The CARRA Registry
Duke University Rheumatic Joint Disease
Continuation of the CARRA Registry as described in the protocol will support data collection on patients with pediatric-onset rheumatic diseases. The CARRA Registry will form the basis for future CARRA studies. In particular, this observational registry will be used to answer... expand

Continuation of the CARRA Registry as described in the protocol will support data collection on patients with pediatric-onset rheumatic diseases. The CARRA Registry will form the basis for future CARRA studies. In particular, this observational registry will be used to answer pressing questions about therapeutics used to treat pediatric rheumatic diseases, including safety questions.

Type: Observational [Patient Registry]

Start Date: Jul 2015

open study

Electronic Monitoring of Medication Adherence in Moderate to Severe Asthma Patients
Montefiore Medical Center Asthma
This study will evaluate the role of using electronic sensors for asthma inhaler devices in monitoring medication adherence and asthma control expand

This study will evaluate the role of using electronic sensors for asthma inhaler devices in monitoring medication adherence and asthma control

Type: Interventional

Start Date: Sep 2016

open study

Desmopressin as a Therapy for Bedwetting in Children With Sickle Cell Disease
Montefiore Medical Center Nocturnal Enuresis Anemia, Sickle Cell
This study assesses if using the medication desmopressin will decrease nightime bedwetting in children with sickle cell disease. Half of the children will receive placebo and half of the children will receive desmopressin, with the option to prescribe desmopressin as soon as the... expand

This study assesses if using the medication desmopressin will decrease nightime bedwetting in children with sickle cell disease. Half of the children will receive placebo and half of the children will receive desmopressin, with the option to prescribe desmopressin as soon as the study is completed.

Type: Interventional

Start Date: Jan 2016

open study

Imatinib Mesylate and Combination Chemotherapy in Treating Patients With Newly Diagnosed Philadelphia...
Children's Oncology Group B Acute Lymphoblastic Leukemia BCR-ABL1 Fusion Protein Expression Minimal Residual Disease Philadelphia Chromosome Positive T Acute Lymphoblastic Leukemia
This randomized phase III trial studies how well imatinib mesylate and combination chemotherapy work in treating patients with newly diagnosed Philadelphia chromosome positive acute lymphoblastic leukemia. Imatinib mesylate may stop the growth of cancer cells by blocking some... expand

This randomized phase III trial studies how well imatinib mesylate and combination chemotherapy work in treating patients with newly diagnosed Philadelphia chromosome positive acute lymphoblastic leukemia. Imatinib mesylate may stop the growth of cancer cells by blocking some of the enzymes needed for cell growth. Drugs used in chemotherapy, work in different ways to stop the growth of cancer cells, either by killing the cells, by stopping them from dividing, or by stopping them from spreading. Giving imatinib mesylate and combination chemotherapy may work better in treating patients with Philadelphia chromosome positive acute lymphoblastic leukemia.

Type: Interventional

Start Date: Jul 2017

open study

Respiratory Virus Hospitalization Study (FLU 003 Plus)
University of Minnesota - Clinical and Translational Science Institute Influenza Novel Respiratory Virus-1 Middle Eastern Respiratory Syndrome Coronavirus (MERS-CoV) Novel Respiratory Virus-2 Severe Acute Respiratory Syndrome Coronavirus (SARS-CoV)
Following the sudden and unexpected emergence of influenza A(H1N1)pdm09 (2009 H1N1) virus, this observational study was initiated to estimate rates of morbidity and mortality and to examine predictors of severity among participants with 2009 H1N1 infection. In 2011, as surveillance... expand

Following the sudden and unexpected emergence of influenza A(H1N1)pdm09 (2009 H1N1) virus, this observational study was initiated to estimate rates of morbidity and mortality and to examine predictors of severity among participants with 2009 H1N1 infection. In 2011, as surveillance indicated that 2009 H1N1 virus was co-circulating with other seasonal influenza A and B viruses worldwide, the protocol was expanded to include other influenza A subtypes and influenza B viruses. The current version of the protocol (released in August 2013) further broadens the scope of this observational study. With the recognition that novel respiratory viruses other than novel influenza A viruses, e.g., Middle East Respiratory Syndrome Coronavirus (MERS-CoV), could become prevalent and of major public health importance, the objectives of this protocol have been expanded.

Type: Observational

Start Date: Aug 2009

open study

Childhood Asthma Perception Study
Albert Einstein College of Medicine, Inc. Asthma Childhood Asthma
This randomized controlled trial will include Latino and Black adolescents with asthma ages 10-17 years old and their caregivers. Participants will be recruited from clinics in the Bronx, NY. The primary aims are to examine the efficacy of peak expiratory flow (PEF) prediction... expand

This randomized controlled trial will include Latino and Black adolescents with asthma ages 10-17 years old and their caregivers. Participants will be recruited from clinics in the Bronx, NY. The primary aims are to examine the efficacy of peak expiratory flow (PEF) prediction with feedback versus control feedback on 1) under-perception of asthma symptoms 2) controller medication adherence and 3) asthma control and emergency health care use. These aims will be examined across a 1-year follow-up. An exploratory aim examines the hypothesized pathway that the PEF intervention reduces under-perception of symptoms, shifts illness representations toward the professional model and increases adolescents' and parents' asthma management self-efficacy, resulting in greater medication adherence and improved asthma control.

Type: Interventional

Start Date: May 2016

open study

Hematology Biobank : Invitro Study of Blood Disorders
Albert Einstein College of Medicine, Inc. Hematological Disorders
This is a bio repository of blood specimens from subjects with different Hematological disorders. expand

This is a bio repository of blood specimens from subjects with different Hematological disorders.

Type: Observational

Start Date: Jan 2014

open study

Phase 3 Study to Evaluate the Efficacy and Safety of Elafibranor Versus Placebo in Patients With Nonalcoholic...
Genfit Nonalcoholic Steatohepatitis (NASH) With Fibrosis
The primary objectives of this study are to evaluate the effect of Elafibranor treatment compared to placebo on 1) histological improvement and 2) all-cause mortality and liver-related outcomes in patients with nonalcoholic steatohepatitis (NASH) and fibrosis. expand

The primary objectives of this study are to evaluate the effect of Elafibranor treatment compared to placebo on 1) histological improvement and 2) all-cause mortality and liver-related outcomes in patients with nonalcoholic steatohepatitis (NASH) and fibrosis.

Type: Interventional

Start Date: Mar 2016

open study

Effect of Early L-Carnitine Supplementation on Neurodevelopmental Outcomes in Very Preterm Infants
Montefiore Medical Center Prematurity Neurodevelopmental Disorder Carnitine Deficiency
Preterm infants are vulnerable to brain injury, nutritional deficiencies and poor early growth which places them at increased risk for developmental problems later in life. The micronutrient carnitine, which is present in breast milk and stored in the fetus late in pregnancy,... expand

Preterm infants are vulnerable to brain injury, nutritional deficiencies and poor early growth which places them at increased risk for developmental problems later in life. The micronutrient carnitine, which is present in breast milk and stored in the fetus late in pregnancy, has been shown to protect against brain injury in animal studies. Without supplementation, almost all preterm infants develop carnitine deficiency soon after birth. Thus it is important to determine if carnitine supplementation protects against brain injury and improves developmental outcomes in these vulnerable preterm infants. We hypothesize that preterm infants supplemented early with L-carnitine while receiving parenteral nutrition will not develop carnitine deficiency and will have improved growth in the first two weeks of life and higher scores on developmental tests when compared to control infants who did not receive carnitine.

Type: Interventional

Start Date: Jan 2013

open study

Mechanisms Responsible for Hypoglycemia Associated Autonomic Failure
Albert Einstein College of Medicine, Inc. Diabetes Mellitus Hypoglycemia Autonomic Failure
Intensive glucose control in type 1 diabetes mellitus (T1DM) is associated with clear health benefits (1). However, despite development of insulin analogs, pump/multi-dose treatment and continuous glucose monitoring, maintaining near-normal glycemia remains an elusive goal for... expand

Intensive glucose control in type 1 diabetes mellitus (T1DM) is associated with clear health benefits (1). However, despite development of insulin analogs, pump/multi-dose treatment and continuous glucose monitoring, maintaining near-normal glycemia remains an elusive goal for most patients, in large part owing to the risk of hypoglycemia. T1DM patients are susceptible to hypoglycemia due to defective counterregulatory responses (CR) characterized by: 1) deficient glucagon release during impending/early hypoglycemia; 2) additional hypoglycemia-associated autonomic failure (HAAF) and exercise-associated autonomic failure (EAAF) that blunt the sympathoadrenal responses to hypoglycemia following repeated episodes of hypoglycemia or exercise as well as degrading other CR; and 3) hypoglycemia unawareness (HU), lowering the threshold for symptoms that trigger behavioral responses (e.g. eating). Thus, the risk of hypoglycemia in T1DM impedes ideal insulin treatment and leads to defaulting to suboptimal glycemic control (2). There are two approaches that could resolve this important clinical problem: 1) perfection of glucose sensing and insulin and glucagon delivery approaches (bioengineered or cell-based) that mimic normal islet function and precisely regulate glucose continuously, or 2) a drug to enhance or normalize the pattern of CR to hypoglycemia. Despite much research and important advances in the field, neither islet transplantation nor biosensor devices have emerged as viable long-term solutions for the majority of patients (3, 4). Over the past several years, our lab has explored the approach of enhancing CR by examining mechanisms responsible for HAAF/EAAF and searching for potential pharmacological methods to modulate the CR to hypoglycemia (5-11). Our work has led to a paradigm shift in the field of hypoglycemia, exemplified by the novel hypothesis and published experimental data supporting a role for opioid signaling that resulted in the initiation of exploratory clinical trials by other research groups.

Type: Interventional

Start Date: Mar 2008

open study

Safety and Efficacy of Apixaban in Severe Renal Impairment
Albert Einstein College of Medicine, Inc. Renal Disease, End Stage Anticoagulant-induced Bleeding
Despite emergence of new anticoagulants over the last few years, patients with advanced chronic kidney disease still have limited options and are usually managed with warfarin after venous thromboembolism or diagnosis of atrial fibrillation. The use of all direct oral anticoagulants... expand

Despite emergence of new anticoagulants over the last few years, patients with advanced chronic kidney disease still have limited options and are usually managed with warfarin after venous thromboembolism or diagnosis of atrial fibrillation. The use of all direct oral anticoagulants is not recommended in patients with creatinine clearance below 15 mL/min. Apixaban has the lowest fraction of renal excretion (27%) and is sometimes used in patients with CKD V (GFR < 15 mL/min/BSA) and end stage renal disease (ESRD). Until recently, data on apixaban use in this population were limited to pharmacodynamics as patients with severe renal impairment were excluded from clinical trials. In a 2016 study, it was found that ESRD resulted in 36% increase in apixaban AUC but no increase in Cmax, and that hemodialysis had a limited impact on apixaban clearance.1 There are now data available on inpatient use of apixaban vs.coumadin in patients with creatinine clearance below 25 ml/min.2 There was no significant difference in bleeding events between the two groups but the study period was limited to a hospital admission and may not reflect bleeding risk of long-term anticoagulation. Use of warfarin in patients on hemodialysis entails several disadvantages in this population. The need for INR monitoring adds clinic visits for patients that already spend a great portion of their time in healthcare facilities. Numerous drug interactions, involving warfarin, complicate management of ESRD patients that are often on many medications. The reduced risk of intracranial bleeding on apixaban, compared to warfarin, in the ARISTOTLE study, is an important consideration in patients that may already be at increased risk due other factors such as uremia and concurrent antiplatelet agents.

Type: Observational

Start Date: May 2017

open study

Outcomes of Neonatal Acute Kidney Injury In Premature Infants
Montefiore Medical Center Acute Kidney Injury Chronic Kidney Disease
The objective of this protocol is to investigate the impact of prematurity, with or without associated acute kidney injury (AKI), on the future risk of chronic kidney disease (CKD) by establishing a patient registry and biorepository. Serum and urine samples will be collected... expand

The objective of this protocol is to investigate the impact of prematurity, with or without associated acute kidney injury (AKI), on the future risk of chronic kidney disease (CKD) by establishing a patient registry and biorepository. Serum and urine samples will be collected serially from premature infants admitted to the neonatal intensive care unit (NICU) at Albert Einstein College of Medicine/Weiler Hospital and subsequently followed in the NICU follow-up and pediatric nephrology ambulatory subspecialty clinics. The biorepository will be linked to a comprehensive clinical database.

Type: Observational [Patient Registry]

Start Date: Nov 2014

open study

Biomarkers, Neurodevelopment and Preterm Infants
Montefiore Medical Center Preterm Neurodevelopmental Disorder Epigenetic Changes
Approximately 2% of neonates in the US are born very preterm. Preterm births are associated with impaired cognitive, language and motor function, and increased risk for autism spectrum disorders. Epidemiological studies indicate a dose-response relationship between gestational... expand

Approximately 2% of neonates in the US are born very preterm. Preterm births are associated with impaired cognitive, language and motor function, and increased risk for autism spectrum disorders. Epidemiological studies indicate a dose-response relationship between gestational age at delivery and cognitive impairments, with the most immature of newborns being the most susceptible to developmental delays. Sensitive and reproducible biomarkers of long-term neurocognitive impairments are currently lacking. The investigators seek to identify epigenetic markers that mediate the relationship between adverse prematurity-related exposures and neurocognitive impairments. The overarching hypothesis of this proposal is that DNA methylation profiles of CD34+ hematopoetic progenitor and stem cells from very preterm infants can be used as a risk-stratifying biomarker for predicting neurocognitive impairment in childhood.

Type: Observational [Patient Registry]

Start Date: Apr 2015

open study

FLT3 Ligand Immunotherapy and Stereotactic Radiotherapy for Advanced Non-small Cell Lung Cancer
Albert Einstein College of Medicine, Inc. Non-small Cell Lung Cancer (NSCLC)
Based on promising data from our laboratory demonstrating synergy between ablative local radiotherapy and FLT3 ligand immunotherapy in murine NSCLC models, investigators are performing a phase II study combining FLT3L immunotherapy and SBRT for patients with advanced NSCLC that... expand

Based on promising data from our laboratory demonstrating synergy between ablative local radiotherapy and FLT3 ligand immunotherapy in murine NSCLC models, investigators are performing a phase II study combining FLT3L immunotherapy and SBRT for patients with advanced NSCLC that has progressed following standard systemic therapy. All patients will receive daily subcutaneous injections of CDX-301 (75 µg/kg) for 5 days, beginning on the first day of SBRT. SBRT will be delivered to a single pulmonary lesion. Depending on the size and location of the target lesion, the SBRT regimen will be 34 Gy x 1 (peripheral tumors smaller than 2 cm and not adjacent to the chest wall), 18 Gy x 3 (peripheral tumors not eligible for 34 Gy x 1), or 10 Gy x 5 (central tumors). The primary endpoint will be progression-free survival at 4 months, defined using immune-related response criteria (irRC). A total of 29 patients will be enrolled.

Type: Interventional

Start Date: Jul 2016

open study

SL-401 as Consolidation Therapy in Patients With Adverse Risk Acute Myeloid Leukemia in First Complete...
Stemline Therapeutics, Inc. Acute Myeloid Leukemia
This is a non-randomized open label multi-center study. Patients who are in their first complete remission (CR) following induction therapy will be treated with SL-401, which will be administered as a brief intravenous infusion for 5 consecutive days every 28 days for 6 or more... expand

This is a non-randomized open label multi-center study. Patients who are in their first complete remission (CR) following induction therapy will be treated with SL-401, which will be administered as a brief intravenous infusion for 5 consecutive days every 28 days for 6 or more cycles. Stage 1 will consist of a period in which approximately 6-9 patients will be treated with SL-401 at 3 dose levels. During Stage 2, up to approximately 20 patients with minimal residual disease (MRD) in their bone marrow will be treated at a maximum tolerated dose or maximum tested dose in which multiple dose-limiting toxicities are not observed (identified in Stage 1).

Type: Interventional

Start Date: Feb 2015

open study

Crizotinib in Treating Patients With Stage IB-IIIA Non-small Cell Lung Cancer That Has Been Removed by...
ECOG-ACRIN Cancer Research Group ALK Gene Rearrangement ALK Gene Translocation ALK Positive Stage IB Non-Small Cell Lung Carcinoma AJCC v7 Stage II Non-Small Cell Lung Cancer AJCC v7
This randomized phase III trial studies how well crizotinib works in treating patients with stage IB-IIIA non-small cell lung cancer that has been removed by surgery and has a mutation in a protein called anaplastic lymphoma kinase (ALK). Mutations, or changes, in ALK can make... expand

This randomized phase III trial studies how well crizotinib works in treating patients with stage IB-IIIA non-small cell lung cancer that has been removed by surgery and has a mutation in a protein called anaplastic lymphoma kinase (ALK). Mutations, or changes, in ALK can make it very active and important for tumor cell growth and progression. Crizotinib may stop the growth of tumor cells by blocking the ALK protein from working. Crizotinib may be an effective treatment for patients with non-small cell lung cancer and an ALK fusion mutation.

Type: Interventional

Start Date: Aug 2014

open study

Smartphone Based aDOT Treatment With Fixed-Dose Elbasvir and Grazoprevir in PWIDs
Albert Einstein College of Medicine, Inc. Hepatitis C Medication Adherence
People who Inject Drugs (PWIDs) constitute 60% of the approximately 5 million people in the United States infected with hepatitis C virus (HCV). Successful HCV treatment leading to sustained viral response (SVR) is associated with increased survival, but to date successful treatment... expand

People who Inject Drugs (PWIDs) constitute 60% of the approximately 5 million people in the United States infected with hepatitis C virus (HCV). Successful HCV treatment leading to sustained viral response (SVR) is associated with increased survival, but to date successful treatment of PWIDs has been limited. Treatment of PWIDs is complex due to addiction, mental illness, poverty, homelessness, lack of positive social support, poor adherence-related skills, low motivation and knowledge, and poor access to and trust in the health care system. At Albert Einstein College of Medicine, the investigators have developed a multidisciplinary model of HCV care that integrates on-site primary care, substance abuse treatment, and HCV-related care within opiate agonist treatment clinics. To optimize HCV treatment outcomes, the investigators have introduced directly observed therapy (DOT). In our DOT model, one daily dose of oral HCV medication is administered with methadone. However, DOT is not feasible for PWIDs who are not enrolled in methadone maintenance treatment programs, and is less effective for methadone-maintained PWIDs who do not attend the methadone clinics every day. In addition, DOT has been used for decades both to measure and maximize adherence for treatment of tuberculosis infection, but the cost and logistical complexity of administering DOT for large HCV clinical programs would be prohibitive.

Type: Interventional

Start Date: Sep 2017

open study

The National Myelodysplastic Syndromes (MDS) Study
National Heart, Lung, and Blood Institute (NHLBI) Myelodysplastic Syndromes (MDS)
Multi-center study enrolling patients suspected or newly diagnosed with myelodysplastic syndromes (MDS), myelodysplastic syndromes/myeloproliferative neoplasms (MDS/MPN) overlap disorder, or idiopathic cytopenia of undetermined significance (ICUS). Participants will be followed... expand

Multi-center study enrolling patients suspected or newly diagnosed with myelodysplastic syndromes (MDS), myelodysplastic syndromes/myeloproliferative neoplasms (MDS/MPN) overlap disorder, or idiopathic cytopenia of undetermined significance (ICUS). Participants will be followed long term. Clinical data, blood, and tissue samples will be collected to establish a biorepository to facilitate the study of the natural history of MDS.

Type: Observational

Start Date: Apr 2016

open study

PERL Continuous Glucose Monitoring (CGM) Study
Joslin Diabetes Center Diabetic Nephropathies
Seven-point capillary profiles have shown that mean glucose correlates with both diabetic retinopathy and nephropathy risk. However, there remains great controversy as to whether the degree of variability around mean glucose may also contribute to these microvascular complications.... expand

Seven-point capillary profiles have shown that mean glucose correlates with both diabetic retinopathy and nephropathy risk. However, there remains great controversy as to whether the degree of variability around mean glucose may also contribute to these microvascular complications. The PERL trial (NCT02017171), testing whether treatment with allopurinol can slow down kidney function loss in type 1 diabetes, provides a unique opportunity to assess the role of glycemic variability in the progression of diabetic kidney disease in individuals who already have mild to moderate kidney disease. By applying Continuous Glucose Monitoring (CGM) in the PERL Study population, the investigators will be able to better understand how metrics of glycemia (mean, time above and below range, and various measures of variability) are associated with renal outcomes in the PERL population as a whole, but also in important subgroups (e.g., albuminuric vs. normoalbuminuric subjects with ongoing GFR decline, allopurinol vs. placebo arms). The nvestigators also aim to obtain precise information on the range of blood glucose corresponding to any given HbA1c value in this population since previous studies generally excluded patients with renal disease.

Type: Observational

Start Date: Oct 2017

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