Washington University seeks participants with and without metabolic syndrome for a research study.

Updated on 23 February 2021


Participants are needed for a research study at Washington University to determine whether the muscle tissue in people with metabolic syndrome or pre-diabetes is different than those without this condition.

Participation includes up to 2-3 outpatient and 2 phone study visits over 4-5 weeks. There will be a muscle biopsy, vital signs, oral glucose tolerance test, DXA scan, and blood tests.

Benefits and risks will be discussed with volunteers as part of the informed consent process. $500 is provided for time and effort upon completion.


Condition Metabolic syndrome, *Healthy Patient Studies, *Healthy Volunteers
Clinical Study IdentifierTX266918
Last Modified on23 February 2021


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Inclusion Criteria

Is your age between 18 yrs and 65 yrs?
Gender: Male or Female
Do you have any of these conditions: *Healthy Volunteers or Metabolic syndrome or *Healthy Patient Studies?
18-65 years of age
With OR without metabolic syndrome or pre-diabetes

Exclusion Criteria

Tobacco product use
Type 2 diabetes
History of cancer or other major illness
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Additional screening procedures may be conducted by the study team before you can be confirmed eligible to participate.

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If you are confirmed eligible after full screening, you will be required to understand and sign the informed consent if you decide to enroll in the study. Once enrolled you may be asked to make scheduled visits over a period of time.

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Complete your scheduled study participation activities and then you are done. You may receive summary of study results if provided by the sponsor.

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