Last updated on March 2013

Washington University obesity study seeks research participants.


Brief description of study

Washington University obesity study seeks research participants.

Detailed Study Description

Dr. Samuel Klein will look at why some obese persons are resistant to developing obesity related metabolic diseases (like diabetes and high cholesterol) while other obese persons do develop these conditions. This study lasts 18 weeks. There will be a medical screening visit, MRI/DXA scans, metabolism studies, biopsies, and a high calorie diet intervention.

Patient Inclusion Criteria:

  • Age 18-65
  • Body Mass Index (BMI) 30 – 44.9

Patient Exclusion Criteria:

  • Current smoker
  • Diabetes

Clinical Study Identifier: TX136732

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Washington University in St. Louis - Center for Clinical Studies
St. Louis, MO USA
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