Summary

Healthy Volunteers
healthy people welcome
Location
at UCSD
Dates
study started
estimated completion
Principal Investigator
by Jane Kim, MD (ucsd)

Description

Summary

The purpose of this study is to employ continuous glucose monitoring to measure glucose profiles in newborn infants.

Details

We will place a continuous glucose monitor on the infant within 2 hours of birth and record blood glucose values every 5 minutes via the monitor; in addition, the infant will receive blood glucose checks via heel stick according to the standard hospital glucose monitoring protocol.

Keywords

Neonatal Hypoglycemia Hypoglycemia Dexcom continuous glucose monitor Increased risk of hypoglycemia

Eligibility

You can join if…

  • Mother at least 18 years of age
  • Infants born either appropriate for gestational age (AGA) or large for gestational age (LGA)
  • Skin fold over superior gluteus area at least 1 inch in thickness as measured by skin calipers

You CAN'T join if...

  • Infants born small for gestational age (SGA)
  • Infant birth weight <2.5 kg
  • Infant BMI <10th percentile on Olsen chart
  • Infants born <38 weeks gestation
  • Infants with concern for intrauterine growth restriction (IUGR) and short femur length based on ultrasound
  • Mother is non-English speaking

Location

  • UCSD Medical Center accepting new patients
    La Jolla California 92037 United States

Lead Scientist at UC Health

  • Jane Kim, MD (ucsd)
    Clinical Professor, Pediatrics. Authored (or co-authored) 20 research publications.

Details

Status
accepting new patients
Start Date
Completion Date
(estimated)
Sponsor
University of California, San Diego
ID
NCT04458649
Study Type
Observational
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