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Metabolic Disorders Clinical Trials

A listing of Metabolic Disorders 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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THRIVE is an observational study that will collect information on patients with UCDs. THRIVE will follow enrolled participants for up to 10 years. As an observational study, enrolled patients will not be required to make any additional office visits or take any medicine outside of normal care.

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Over the past two decades, inflammation has been identified as an important pathogenic process in cardiometabolic diseases (CMD) such atherosclerotic cardiovascular disease (CVD), dyslipidemia, insulin resistance, diabetes and obesity. However, mechanistic links between inflammation and these disease states in humans remain poorly understood. In this study, we propose to utilize ...

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Almond Consumption and Glycemia

There is considerable evidence supporting a causal role for truncal visceral fat depots in glucose dysregulation. Individuals with large visceral fat depots have impaired suppression of free fatty acid release in response to insulin, elevated triglycerides and low concentrations of high density lipoprotein cholesterol. The high free fatty acid concentration ...

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Metformin in Kidney Disease

Chronic kidney disease (CKD) is a major global health problem associated with substantial costs and resource utilization. Currently, CKD affects more than 500 million people worldwide. Patients with CKD have unacceptably high mortality rates due to cardiovascular (CV) causes, which are not entirely explained by traditional CV risk factors. The ...


Impact of Aerobic Exercise on Metabolic Syndrome Neurocognition and Empowerment in Individuals With Mental Disorders

Major depressive disorder has an estimated annual prevalence of 4% in Spain and the risk of a major depressive episode is 10.6%. Although there are few studies available, there is growing evidence regarding the fact that patients with affective disorders have a higher morbidity and mortality in relation to general ...

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Evaluating for Type-2 Diabetes in the Very Early Postpartum Period

This will be a prospective cohort study conducted at Winthrop-University Hospital. Women 18 years old or older who delivered a child or fetus within the previous 4 days at either hospital who also were diagnosed with GDM during the pregnancy will be eligible for participation. Women will be excluded if ...

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The Impact of Obesity on Postoperative Outcomes Following Cardiac Surgery

Background: Increasing levels of obesity worldwide have led to a rise in the prevalence of obesity-related complications including cardiovascular disease, diabetes, cancers etc. Health care providers believe that obesity has a negative effect on patients undergoing cardiac surgery, with overweight and obese patients being more likely to experience adverse post-operative ...

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Adipose Tissue Cellular Response to Exercise in Healthy Humans

Fat tissue is far more than just a place where humans store body fat. Fat tissue contains many different types of cells, such as immune cells, endothelial cells, and fat precursor cells. Differences or changes in the number of immune cells, endothelial cells, and fat precursor cells in fat tissue ...

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The Danish Childhood Obesity Biobank

2500 obese children will be included from the The Children's Obesity Clinic, Paediatric department, Holbaek Hospital. As a control group 2500 normal weighted children will be included from the schools in Region Zealand, Denmark. Fasting blood samples are taking and stored in a freezer at -80 degreases celsius.The blood samples ...

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Neuroimaging and Neuropsychological Outcomes in Urea Cycle Disorders

UCDs are a group of rare genetic diseases that affect how protein is broken down in the body. The cause of UCDs is a deficiency in one of eight enzymes responsible for removing ammonia, a waste product of protein metabolism, from the bloodstream. Normally, ammonia is converted into urea and ...

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