Disorders of Systemic Glucose Balance

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Recruitment Status : Completed
First Posted : November 20, 2000
Last Update Posted : June 24, 2005
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National Center for Research Resources (NCRR)

Brief Summary:
We wish to identify people with hypoglycemia (low blood sugar) and ultimately determine why the blood sugar levels are so low. To do so, we will contrast the responses of patients suspected to have hypoglycemia with those of healthy subjects during standardized tests. Those tests may include: 1) a controlled hypoglycemia produced by administration of insulin, a blood sugar-lowering hormone, and sugar, 2) a formula meal, and 3) a period of up to 72 hours without food.

Condition or disease Intervention/treatment Phase
Hypoglycemia Procedure: Controlled hypoglycemia using insulin Procedure: formula meal Not Applicable

Study Type : Interventional  (Clinical Trial)
Primary Purpose: Diagnostic

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MedlinePlus related topics: Hypoglycemia

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Ages Eligible for Study:   18 Years and older   (Adult, Older Adult)
Sexes Eligible for Study:   All
Accepts Healthy Volunteers:   Yes

Inclusion Criteria:

  • Patients with suspected hypoglycemia
  • Healthy subjects (controls)
  • Absence of known macrovascular disease or of known CNS disease by medical history, physical examination or ECG (exclusions for induced hypoglycemia)
  • Ability to give informed consent

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Please refer to this study by its identifier (NCT number): NCT00006508

United States, Missouri
Washington University
St. Louis, Missouri, United States, 63110
Sponsors and Collaborators
National Center for Research Resources (NCRR) Identifier: NCT00006508     History of Changes
Other Study ID Numbers: NCRR-M01RR00036-0770
M01RR000036 ( U.S. NIH Grant/Contract )
First Posted: November 20, 2000    Key Record Dates
Last Update Posted: June 24, 2005
Last Verified: December 2003

Additional relevant MeSH terms:
Glucose Metabolism Disorders
Metabolic Diseases