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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.

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Found (188) clinical trials

Researchers at the University of Kentucky are inviting you to participate in a study investigating the changes in fat tissue in response to two different medications which may increase your brown and beige fat. Brown fat, and the browning of your white fat, may protect people from obesity and reduce ...

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Dr. Todd Cade will assess changes in metabolism in overweight and obese individuals with pre-diabetes after a session of resistance exercise. There will be 3 study visits spread over 2 to 3 weeks. There will be a medical history, resistance exercise, blood draw, muscle strength assessment, body composition assessment (DXA ...

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The purpose of the trial is to investigate the effect and safety of liraglutide 3.0 mg as an adjunct to intensive behaviour therapy for obesity in a non-specialist setting.

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Researchers at the University of Kentucky are currently enroll ing participants in a research study investigating the effects of strength training on movement patterns and physical function in people with obesity. Participants will perform patterns and physical function will be measured before and after the strength training program.

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Fat Cell Size in Insulin Resistance

Little is known about the turnover of adipose cells in the fat depots of normal animals and human subjects. However, microarray analysis of adipose cell gene expression in high risk insulin-resistant human subjects suggests that a reduced rate of adipose cell turnover is associated with enhanced adipose cell size and ...

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The Food Intake Phenotype: Assessing Eating Behavior and Food Preferences as Risk Factors for Obesity

The prevalence of obesity in the United States has reached alarming proportions with 33% of adults over the age of 20 being overweight. In some populations, obesity is even more prevalent. Although there have been a number of advances in our understanding of the genetics of obesity, the environmental influences ...

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Nutritional Deficiencies in the Bariatric Patients

Although morbidly obese subjects have larger than regular caloric intake, there is evidence that they suffer from nutritional deficiencies at a higher rate than the general population, probably because they eat mostly "unhealthy food."

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Comparative Study of Intragastric Balloon and Pharmacotherapy for Non-Morbid Obesity

Obesity is a chronic devastating disease and is becoming a major health and socioeconomic issue worldwide. Obesity significantly exacerbates many other chronic illnesses and increases mortality and morbidities of patients.1-2 Although the situation in Asians is less apparent and critical than in Caucasians, the problem is emerging rapidly. In Hong ...

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Comparison of Tissue Retractors During Cesarean Delivery in Obese Women

The Mobius™ retractor has been used in many obese cesarean deliveries based on the theory that it provides superior visualization. There have been no clinical trials to determine if this "added" exposure offers any measurable significant benefits to justify the added cost. This study will determine if the Mobius™ retractor ...

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