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Diet and Nutrition Clinical Trials

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


Found (175) 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 seasons and following a brief exposure to cold. This process has been called "browning" of fat and may protect people from obesity/ The study will involve blood ...

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Nutrition Supplementation in Cardiovascular Surgery Patients

Cardiovascular surgery (CVS) is a resource intensive modality in the treatment of coronary artery disease and valvular heart disease. CVS patients who are malnourished experience increased duration of cardiopulmonary bypass, post-operative infections, impaired wound healing, muscle wasting, longer lengths of intensive care unit (ICU) and hospital stay, higher readmission rates, ...

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Feasibility of a Postpartum Lifestyle Intervention on the Cardiometabolic Risk Profile of GDM Women

Women with a history of gestational diabetes (GDM) are characterized by increased risk for subsequent type 2 diabetes (T2D) and cardiovascular disease (CVD). These women are also characterized by higher body mass index (BMI) and waist circumference compared to women without prior GDM. Failure to lose the weight gained during ...

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Associations Between Tea and Sweetened Beverage Consumptions and Hyperuricemia: The China Health and Nutrition Survey

Survey Design The survey covers nine provinces that vary substantially in geography, economic development, public resources, and health indicators. A multistage, random cluster process was used to draw the samples surveyed in each of the provinces. Counties in the nine provinces were stratified by income (low, middle, and high), and ...

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Effect of Dietary Salt Reduction on Blood Pressure in Kidney Transplant Recipients

Our hypothesis is that lower salt intake will reduce BP in patients with a kidney transplant. We propose that this will translate into better CV and renal protection via reductions in proteinuria, endothelial dysfunction and arterial stiffness. The primary aim of the study is to examine the impact of reduced ...

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Effects of Short-term Diet on HDL Composition and Function

Subjects will be recruited through word-of-mouth, flyers, newspaper advertisements, and postings on the UC Davis Nutrition Department website. Interested individuals who respond to notices will undergo a telephone screen to assess eligibility. A copy of the flyer, the Nutrition Department website notice, newspaper advertisement, and phone screen are attached with ...

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Exercise and Mediterranean Diet on Body Composition Disease Activity and Inflammatory Markers in Rheumatoid Arthritis

Rheumatoid arthritis (RA) is a chronic autoimmune disease characterized by inflammation, joint pain, destruction of the synovial membranes and metabolic alterations due mainly by the liberation of tumor necrosis factor alpha and interleukin-1 beta mainly and leading to changes in body composition as rheumatoid cachexia, which is characterized by involuntary ...

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The Nutritional Health for the Elderly Reference Centre Study (NHERC Study)

This is a cross-sectional study. Measurements will be taken at baseline for elderly with normal nutrition (n = 400) and elderly who are at risk of under nutrition (n = 800).. These measurements will be used to examine factors influencing nutritional status and to create a "reference" database for anthropometric ...

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Intravenous Nutrition in Hospitalized Patients: Comparison of Two Oils

Until recently, Intralipid, a soybean oil-based lipid emulsion, has been the only available lipid for intravenous use in Canada. In 2010, ClinOleic, a new, predominantly olive oil based emulsion, has been approved by Health Canada as an alternative lipid. There is an increasing need for hospitals to do quality-assurance studies ...


Biological Aging Medication Malnutrition and Inflammation Among Acutely Ill and Healthy Elderly.

Malnutrition Malnutrition among elderly is associated with frailty, including loss of weight, muscle mass, function and quality of life and also with an increased number of hospital admissions. In this study, the investigators aim to describe the development of and the risk factors for malnutrition from admission to 4 weeks ...

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