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Therapeutic Areas: Pediatrics/Neonatology | Healthy Volunteers
Disease Category: Healthy Children Studies
Location: United States, MO
Children are needed for a Washington University research study on obesity and micronutrients.
The purpose of the study is to determine if children who are overweight have lower levels of micronutrients (vitamins and minerals) than children who are normal weight. There is 1 study visit, lasting about 2 hours. Study procedures include a blood draw, completion of questionnaires and body measurements. Participants will receive blood test results including vitamin D level, cholesterol panel, and blood glucose (sugar) level at no charge.
Patient Inclusion Criteria:
- Age 5 - 17
- Parental consent
Patient Exclusion Criteria:
Rachel Kerford Lescher, MD
Washington University in St. Louis - Center for Clinical Studies
660 South Euclid Avenue, Campus Box 8116
St. Louis, MO 63110
If you would like to learn more about participating in this study, please send an email message using the form below.
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