Obesity Clinical Trials

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The Influence of Autophagy on Fatty Liver

Non-alcoholic fatty liver disease (NAFLD) is one of the most common causes of chronic liver disease worldwide. It is not known why only some obese subjects develop NAFLD. In recent years, a

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fats
liver disease
  • 40 views
  • 17 Feb, 2021
  • 1 location
Genetics of Obesity Diabetes and Heart Disease in African Diaspora Populations

Background African Americans have one of the highest rates of type 2 diabetes in the United States, and often have other medical problems related to obesity and

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insulin resistance
type 2 diabetes mellitus
insulin
diabetes
  • 0 views
  • 18 Feb, 2021
  • 1 location
Diabetes and Heart Disease Risk in Blacks

It is unknown if obesity contributes to the development of heart disease in African American men and women. This study was created to determine whether there is a relationship between sex

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body mass index
electrocardiogram
insulin
hdl cholesterol
  • 250 views
  • 18 Feb, 2021
  • 1 location
Children s Growth and Behavior Study

Background Studies show that many factors affect children s eating behavior and health. These include sleep, mood, thinking skills, and genetics. Studying children over time may identify children at higher risk for eating-related health concerns. Objective To understand how genes and environment influence eating behavior and health over time. Eligibility …

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  • 108 views
  • 22 Feb, 2021
  • 1 location
Genetic Studies of Insulin and Diabetes

The study will allow researchers to obtain blood, plasma, DNA, and RNA for genetic studies of insulin. There will be a focus on the causes of insulin resistance and diabetes mellitus. Insulin is a hormone found in the body that controls the level of sugar in the blood. Insulin resistance …

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diabetes mellitus
insulin
insulin resistance
  • 15 views
  • 13 Feb, 2021
  • 1 location
Intraop Ventilation Management and Postop Pulmonary Complications in High Risk Patients for OSA

Lung protective ventilation (LPV) has been proposed to reduce the incidence of postoperative pulmonary complications (PPCs), and protect against ventilator induced lung injury (VILI).

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lung injury
anesthesia
intubation
  • 7 views
  • 18 Feb, 2021
  • 1 location
Genetics of Type 2 Diabetes in West Africans

Background Type 2 diabetes (T2D) and associated complications are major contributors to the global disease burden. T2D is already a major health threat in populations in developed countries and is rapidly taking hold in the developing world. It is believed that understanding the complex interplay between genetic and lifestyle characteristics …

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plasma glucose
diabetes
fasting plasma glucose
diabetes mellitus
  • 122 views
  • 17 Feb, 2021
  • 5 locations
Impaired Glucose Tolerance in Vietnamese Infertile PCOS Women

Polycystic ovary syndrome (PCOS) is a common endocrine and reproductive disorder in which insulin resistance (IR) is proposed as a key pathophysiological feature of the disease's symptoms and consequences. Impaired glucose tolerance (IGT) which is a significant consequence of IR, is related to a higher risk of diabetes mellitus, future …

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insulin
insulin resistance
polycystic ovary syndrome
diabetes
  • 20 views
  • 15 Feb, 2021
  • 1 location
Severe Obesity and Eating Habits (OSCAR)

In anorexia nervosa,the eating disorder (ED) is the cause of thinness. In severe obesity, the overweight is a symptom. This symptom, however, is only the consequence of possibly deregulated

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  • 24 Feb, 2021
  • 1 location
Investigating the Impact of Obesity on Pubertal Development in Girls

Background Studies suggest that overweight girls may be developing breast tissue, and therefore starting puberty, earlier than normal weight girls. However, it is hard to distinguish breast tissue from fatty tissue. Researchers think that by using breast ultrasound, among other tests, they can do a better job of telling whether …

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  • 12 views
  • 14 Feb, 2021
  • 1 location