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Obesity Clinical Trials

A listing of Obesity medical research trials actively recruiting patient volunteers. Search for closest city to find more detailed information on a research study in your area.


Found (38) clinical trials

The Relationship Between Exercise Frequency Intensity and Restoration of Cardiometabolic Health

Involvement in regular physical activity is known to elicit systemic adaptations and reduce the risk of cardiometabolic diseases, including hypertension, obesity, dyslipidemia, and hyperglycemia. Traditional physical activity recommendations suggested 150 minutes of moderate-intensity continuous endurance (END) exercise dispersed over 5 days per week was sufficient to improve physical fitness in ...

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Abnormalities in the Effects of Insulin and Exercise on Glucose- and Lipid Metabolism in Obesity and Type 2 Diabetes

BACKGROUND Insulin resistance (IR) plays a major role for the increased risk of cardiovascular disease (CVD) in obesity and type 2 diabetes (T2D). Targeted treatment of IR in affected tissues is, however, almost non-existing, except for weight-loss and physical activity. The central hypothesis of this proposal is that abnormalities in ...

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The HOMBRE Trial: Comparing Two Innovative Approaches to Reduce Chronic Disease Risk Among Latino Men

This study is a comparative effectiveness trial where obese Latino men will receive, by random assignment, the HOMBRE intervention or a minimal intensity intervention. The study is designed to test whether a flexible lifestyle program with choices for program engagement will lead to better health outcomes, compared to a minimal ...

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Mobile Phone Intervention for Physical Activity Maintenance in African American Men (MobileMen)

African American men experience health disparities across a number of preventable chronic diseases, including cardiovascular disease, strokes, obesity, and diabetes. Physical activity (PA) is a modifiable risk factor for these conditions. The few PA promotion studies that have included African American men have resulted in successful short-term behavior change, yet ...

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Water Deprivation Protocol

The percentage of people with overweight / obesity in the United States has reached very high levels, with 65% of adults over the age of 20 being overweight. Recently, there have been a number of advances in our understanding of the underlying causes of obesity, including greater understanding of both ...

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Study of the Effect of Testosterone Treatment on Metabolic Parameters and Urinary Symptoms in Bariatric Patients

Primary objective: Evaluation in obese and hypogonadal patients candidates for bariatric surgery of the effect of testosterone replacement therapy in improving the symptoms of LUTS (assessed using the IPSS questionnaire) compared to hypogonadal untreated subjects and eugonadal subjects. Secondary objectives: Evaluation of the effect of testosterone in obese and hypogonadal ...

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A Nutrition and Parenting Program for Fathers and Their Pre-school Age Children

All participants (low-income father and child dyads) will receive an 8 session (2 hours/session) (DAD) including community-based, hands-on, nutrition and parent education intervention with between-session technology enhancements. Dyads will be randomly assigned within groups of 10 to DAD or a wait-list control group (DELAY). Assessments will be conducted at pre, ...

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Diet and Exercise Program to Promote Weight Loss and Improve Health in Men With Low- or Low-Intermediate-Risk Prostate Cancer

PRIMARY OBJECTIVES: I. To test whether the Diabetes Prevention Program (DPP) lifestyle intervention (versus [vs.] control) improves serum fasting glucose. II. To test whether the DPP lifestyle intervention (vs. control) improves serum biomarkers of glucose regulation (insulin, C-peptide, insulin-like growth factor-1 [IGF-1], IGF binding protein 3 [IGF-BP3] and adiponectin). III. ...


Lifestyle Intervention and Testosterone Replacement in Obese Seniors

Obesity is not only highly prevalent among Americans, but even more so among Veterans using VA medical facilities. Failure to assist Veterans in managing weight and sedentary lifestyle affects current treatment and increases future demand for VA health care services. Decreased muscle mass with aging and the need to carry ...


Mirabegron and Brown Adipose Tissue

In the current study, the effect of one single dose of Mirabegron (200 mg) versus placebo and cold-exposure will be studied in health young (18-30 years) Dutch South Asian (n=10) and Dutch Caucasian (n=10) men. All study subjects will be screened. If the subject meets all the inclusion criteria, is ...