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Disorders of Systemic Glucose Balance

This study has been completed.
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National Center for Research Resources (NCRR) Identifier:
First received: November 18, 2000
Last updated: June 23, 2005
Last verified: December 2003
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 Intervention
Hypoglycemia Procedure: Controlled hypoglycemia using insulin Procedure: formula meal

Study Type: Interventional
Study Design: Primary Purpose: Diagnostic

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Ages Eligible for Study:   18 Years and older   (Adult, Senior)
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: NCT00006508

United States, Missouri
Washington University
St. Louis, Missouri, United States, 63110
Sponsors and Collaborators
National Center for Research Resources (NCRR)
  More Information Identifier: NCT00006508     History of Changes
Other Study ID Numbers: NCRR-M01RR00036-0770
M01RR000036 ( U.S. NIH Grant/Contract )
Study First Received: November 18, 2000
Last Updated: June 23, 2005

Additional relevant MeSH terms:
Glucose Metabolism Disorders
Metabolic Diseases processed this record on September 21, 2017