Individual Study / HSS

Healthy Start Study

Healthy Start Study

Initiatives -
To understand the contribution of metabolic and behavioral factors during pregnancy to the development of obesity, insulin resistance, and inflammatory markers in newborns and infants. **healthy.start@ucdenver.edu**
Start Year
2009
Funding
National Institutes of Health to be a leading cohort in the Environmental Influences on Child Health Outcomes (ECHO) nationwide research program.
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Members

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Investigators Contacts
  • Dr. Professor Dana Dabelea
    Colorado School of Public Health (CSPH)

Design

Study design
Population cohort
Follow Up
Postnatal follow-up visits occurred between 3 and 9 months after birth.

Marker Paper

Shapiro AL, Kaar JL, Crume TL, Starling AP, Siega-Riz AM, Ringham BM, Glueck DH, Norris JM, Barbour LA, Friedman JE, Dabelea D. Maternal diet quality in pregnancy and neonatal adiposity: the Healthy Start Study. Int J Obes (Lond). 2016 Jul;40(7):1056-62. doi: 10.1038/ijo.2016.79. Epub 2016 May 2.

PUBMED 27133623

Recruitment

Sources of Recruitment
  • Individuals

Number of participants

Number of participants
1,410
Number of participants with biosamples
Supplementary Information
Pregnant women

Access

Availability of data and biosamples

Data
Biosamples
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