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Therapeutic Areas: Endocrinology | Family Medicine
Disease Category: Diabetes Mellitus Types I and II
Location: United States, KY
Clinical Trial Details
Research Study Summary
Diabetes: Research Study On the Effects of Fish Oil for Inflammation and Metabolic Syndrome
Research Investigator Philip Kern, MD, at the University
of Kentucky College of Medicine is conducting a clinical
research study to determine if fish oil may improve features of insulin resistance, metabolic syndrome and inflammation.
You may be eligible to participate if you:
- are a male or female between the ages of 35-65;
- are above your ideal weight;
- have impaired glucose tolerance; or
- have an increased risk of developing diabetes.
This 15-week study and require a fat and muscle biopsy under local anesthesia in addition to frequent blood samplings. Funding for this study is by the National Institutes of Health and GlaxoSmithKline.
You will be compensated at the end of the study.
For more information, please contact
Stacie BeBout: (859) 323-9987 or email
Study location: Clinical Research
Center (CR-DOC), University of Kentucky Medical Center, 5 North (fifth floor).
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Both Male and Female
Date Last Changed:
July 24, 2013
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