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Ulcer Measurement Software for Diabetic Foot Ulcer

Led By Linnea Polgreen, PhD
Research Sponsored by Linnea Polgreen
Eligibility Criteria Checklist
Specific guidelines that determine who can or cannot participate in a clinical trial
Must have
Diagnosed with Type 1 or Type 2 Diabetes
Has a current foot lesion
Screening 3 weeks
Treatment Varies
Follow Up 45 minutes
Awards & highlights

Study Summary

This trial will study how well a smart phone camera and thermal camera can be used to measure foot ulcers in people with diabetes.

Who is the study for?
This trial is for individuals with Type 1 or Type 2 Diabetes who currently have a foot ulcer. Participants must be receiving care at specific University of Iowa Hospitals and Clinics locations. It's not open to those who can't consent due to cognitive issues, don't speak English well, or dislike research studies.Check my eligibility
What is being tested?
The study tests an Ulcer Measurement Software by measuring the size of diabetic foot ulcers using photos from smartphones and thermal cameras during one appointment.See study design
What are the potential side effects?
Since this trial involves imaging without any medical drugs or invasive procedures, there are no direct side effects related to the intervention being tested.

Eligibility Criteria

Inclusion Criteria

You may be eligible if you check “Yes” for the criteria below
You have been diagnosed with either Type 1 or Type 2 diabetes.
You currently have a wound on your foot.
You are currently getting medical care at specific clinics within the University of Iowa Hospitals and Clinics.


Screening ~ 3 weeks
Treatment ~ Varies
Follow Up ~45 minutes
This trial's timeline: 3 weeks for screening, Varies for treatment, and 45 minutes for reporting.

Treatment Details

Study Objectives

Outcome measures can provide a clearer picture of what you can expect from a treatment.
Primary outcome measures
Foot Ulcer Size
Secondary outcome measures
Quality of Photos: 1 - 5 scale

Trial Design

2Treatment groups
Experimental Treatment
Active Control
Group I: Ulcer Measurement and Photo GroupExperimental Treatment1 Intervention
Diabetic patients with foot ulcers being seen in clinic.
Group II: Healthy Control GroupActive Control1 Intervention
Patients without foot ulcers being seen in the clinic.

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Who is running the clinical trial?

Linnea PolgreenLead Sponsor
3 Previous Clinical Trials
1,046 Total Patients Enrolled
Fraternal Order of the Eagles Diabetes Research CenterUNKNOWN
Linnea Polgreen, PhDPrincipal Investigator - University of Iowa
University of Iowa

Media Library

Ulcer Measurement Software (Software) Clinical Trial Eligibility Overview. Trial Name: NCT03942081 — N/A
Foot Ulcer Research Study Groups: Ulcer Measurement and Photo Group, Healthy Control Group
Foot Ulcer Clinical Trial 2023: Ulcer Measurement Software Highlights & Side Effects. Trial Name: NCT03942081 — N/A
Ulcer Measurement Software (Software) 2023 Treatment Timeline for Medical Study. Trial Name: NCT03942081 — N/A

Frequently Asked Questions

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