Interest of Nutritional Care of Children With Sickle Cell Disease on Bone Mineral Density and Body Composition

Study point of contact

Georges DIMITROV, Dr
+33238613390
[email protected]

Age

3 to 16 Years

Genotypes

SS, SC

Phase

N/A

Study type

Interventional

Gender

All

Interventions

Dietary Supplement

Compensation

Unknown

About the study

This study is design to assess the effects of an increase in nutritional intake on the bone
mineral density of children with sickle cell disease, for 12 months.

participation requirements

– Homozygous sickle cell disease SS, SC, SE, Sbeta + or Sbeta0

– Ages 3 to 16 years old

participation restrictions

– Overweight at the start of the study

– Child for whom one of the 2 parents refuses his child’s participation in the study