Last updated on May 2019

Influence of Diabetic Neuropathy on Activation of Brown Adipose Tissue


Are you eligible to participate in this study?

You may be eligible for this study if you meet the following criteria:

  • Conditions: Insulin dependent diabetes mellitus
  • Age: Between 18 - 100 Years
  • Gender: Male or Female

Inclusion Criteria:

  1. Type 1 diabetes
  2. Patients who can understand the issue of this study and who are able to decide for themselves whether or not to participate in the study.
  3. Adult patient (>18 years old)
  4. Informed Consent form signed
  5. Differentiated inclusion:
    • Group A: absence of neuropathy
    • Group B: significant neuropathy

Exclusion Criteria:

  1. Treatment with beta-blockers
  2. Alcohol consumption(> 50 gr/week)
  3. Allergy to 18F-FDG
  4. Participation in another clinical study (4 weeks prior to entry) that may influence the activity of brown adipose tissue
  5. Pregnancy
  6. Exposure to ionizing radiation greater than or equal to 5 mSv during the year preceding the PET-RMI planned in the study

Recruitment Status: Open


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