OI:Nutrition Study Recruiting Volunteers

ALT TITLE:Nutrition Study Web Site Recruitment Statement

The Impact of Nutrition on Bone Growth in Osteogenesis Imperfecta

Study Number: NA_00003286
PI: Jay Shapiro, MD

A Kennedy Krieger Institute, duPont Children’s Hospital and Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia Study of Nutrition in Osteogenesis Imperfecta

The Osteogenesis Imperfecta (OI) Program at the Kennedy Krieger Institute, Baltimore, MD, in collaboration with the duPont Hospital for Children, Wilmington, and the Children’s Hospital, Philadelphia, seeks volunteers to participate in a study of basic diets and the effect of nutrition on growth rates and bone mass in children the OI ages 2 to 10 years. Diets will be surveyed to determine deficiencies in bone-related minerals and vitamins, total calorie content and protein content. Nutritional deficiencies will be supplemented for a period of one year. There is no charge for participation. Interested parties may contact Dr. Jay Shapiro, Principal Investigator, at the Kennedy Krieger Institute OI Program at (443) 923 2703.

IRB Approved 04/10/2008

Approved 04/10/2008

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