Obesity Clinical Trials

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Gravity Flow Technique to Validate Proper Location of Epidural Needle Tip on Obese Parturients

Pregnant women, with a Body Mass Index (BMI) greater than 30 kg/m2, who receive epidural analgesia/anesthesia for childbirth will have epidural catheter placement per our standard procedure, which includes using the gravity flow technique to confirm that the tip (aperture) of the epidural needle is indeed located within the epidural …

  • 60 views
  • 17 Jan, 2021
  • 1 location
Physical Exercise in Postoperative Bariatric Surgery Patients

This study aims to determine the effect of two types of exercise training on body composition, cardiopulmonary function and quality of life in people after undergoing bariatric surgery.

bariatric surgery
  • 0 views
  • 17 Jan, 2021
  • 2 locations
Metabolic Effects of Angiotensin-(1-7)

The overall purpose of this study is to learn more about the metabolic effects of angiotensin-(1-7) in the insulin resistant state associated with obesity. Pharmacologic approaches to increase

insulin
hypertension
insulin sensitivity
insulin resistance
hypertensive medication
  • 190 views
  • 17 Jan, 2021
  • 1 location
Culturally-Adapted Diet for Puerto Rican Adults

, feasible, and sustainable diet intervention aimed at reducing type 2 diabetes and obesity outcomes.

prediabetic state
hypertension
dyslipidemia
type 2 diabetes mellitus
nutrition education
  • 4 views
  • 14 Jan, 2021
  • 1 location
WAVe Study - Weight Adjusted Dalteparin for Patients Over 90 kg With Acute Cancer Associated Venous Thromboembolism

Cancer patients that develop blood clots are treated with low molecular weight heparin injections (LMWH). One kind of these LMWHs, dalteparin, has its dose determined based on a patient's weight using a formula of 200 international units (IU) per kilogram (kg). The current dosing of dalteparin approved by Health Canada …

blood clot
cancer
dalteparin
pulmonary embolism
venous thromboembolism
  • 136 views
  • 17 Jan, 2021
  • 5 locations
Evaluation of Advanced Extubation Techniques in Bariatric Surgery

The aim of prospective clinic study is to compare the tolerance and effectivity of Cook tube changing catheter and staged extubation set following laparoscopic morbid obesity surgery. The use of

morbid obesity
obesity surgery
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  • 10 Jan, 2021
  • 1 location
Early Screening of Pancreatic Lesions : Development of New Imaging Tools

Obesity, diabetes and metabolic syndrome (MS) have all been associated with increase of pancreatic cancer (PK) risk. The precise role of obesity and diabetes and the pathways involved in the

intraductal papillary mucinous neoplasms of the pancreas
pancreaticoduodenectomy
pancreatic surgery
diabetes
pancreatectomy
  • 2 views
  • 14 Jan, 2021
  • 2 locations
Isolating and Exploiting the Mechanisms That Link Breakfast and Human Health - Intervention

biological mechanisms involved to maximise potential health benefits. To begin investigating the outlined mechanisms healthy, non-obese participants will be recruited to take part in phase I (acute

body mass index
  • 57 views
  • 17 Jan, 2021
  • 1 location
2-5 Intermittent Caloric Restriction for Weight Loss and Insulin Resistance in HIV-Infected Adults With Features of the Metabolic Syndrome

Background Weight gain can lead to obesity and diabetes even in people living with human immunodeficiency virus (HIV). Researchers want to see if the technique

insulin
cancer
immunodeficiency
insulin resistance
fasting blood glucose
  • 35 views
  • 17 Jan, 2021
  • 1 location
Mobile Attention Retraining in Overweight Female Adolescents

Background People are constantly exposed to unhealthy foods. Some studies of adults show that training attention away from unhealthy foods might reduce overeating. Researchers want to see what happens in the brain when teens train their attention away from food through a program on a smartphone. Objective To study the …

dxa scan
body mass index
x-rays
eating disorder
  • 226 views
  • 17 Jan, 2021
  • 1 location