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Pitt+Me SOAP Study: Sleep Disordered Breathing, Obesity, and Pregnancy


STUDY BASICS

Are you less than 21 weeks pregnant and overweight? If so, you may be able to participate in a research study to help learn more about how sleep apnea impacts pregnancy. Visits will include an overnight sleep study, ultrasound exams, collection of specimens and answering questions. Compensation provided.


STUDY PURPOSE

Women who are pregnant and overweight are at an increased risk of developing sleep apnea. Sleep apnea is a common disorder in which you have pauses in breathing during sleep. Researchers think that sleep apnea in pregnant women could lead to health problems for both mom and baby. The purpose of this study is help researchers understand more about sleep apnea during pregnancy.


COULD THIS STUDY BE RIGHT FOR YOU?

•    Women less than 21 weeks pregnant
•    Overweight
•    Not diagnosed with diabetes before pregnancy
•    Not using CPAP machine for sleep apnea


WHAT PARTICIPANTS CAN EXPECT

Study participation includes at least 2 study visits. These visits will include an overnight sleep study, ultrasound exams, collection of specimens, and answering questions.

Participants will be compensated $275 after completing the first study visit, and $275 after completing the second study visit. There is additional compensation for participants who qualify for the trial arm of the study investigating if using a CPAP machine can benefit pregnant women with sleep apnea.


IRB:
  PRO13080159 - Sleep Disordered Breathing, Obesity and Pregnancy Study

Age Range
AGE:   18 - 48

Duration DURATION:  at least 2 visits

Location LOCATION: 
Magee-Womens Hospital of UPMC
Compensation COMPENSATION: 
Up to $550
Phone Number PHONE NUMBER:
1-866-438-8230
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MEET THE RESEARCHER


Francesca Facco

Francesca L. Facco, MD, is Assistant Professor of Obstetrics and Gynecology at the University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine. Dr. Facco is a specialist in medical issues that impact the health of pregnant women and their fetuses. Her main focus is research that examines the impact of sleep during pregnancy.




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