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FFA Metabolism in Different Types of Human Obesity

This study has been withdrawn prior to enrollment.
Information provided by:
Mayo Clinic Identifier:
First received: September 10, 2003
Last updated: April 29, 2015
Last verified: April 2015
We will give intravenous fat molecules to help us understand how the fat that is released from peoples fat cells is used. This will be done when people are eating, not eating and walking.


Study Type: Observational
Study Design: Time Perspective: Prospective
Official Title: FFA Metabolism in Different Types of Human Obesity

Further study details as provided by Mayo Clinic:

Enrollment: 0
Study Start Date: November 2003
Study Completion Date: February 2004
Primary Completion Date: January 2004 (Final data collection date for primary outcome measure)

Ages Eligible for Study:   18 Years to 50 Years   (Adult)
Sexes Eligible for Study:   All
Accepts Healthy Volunteers:   Yes

Inclusion Criteria: BMI 28-36 -upper body obesity and lower body obesity non-obese BMI 19-24. Females premenopausal. Must be a non-smoker.

Exclusion Criteria: BP> 160/95 on HTN meds, known systemic illness. Medications that affect fat metabolism. We do no cover travel expenses. Known heart and vascular disease.

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Please refer to this study by its identifier: NCT00068900

United States, Minnesota
Mayo Clinic
Rochester, Minnesota, United States, 55905
Sponsors and Collaborators
Mayo Clinic
  More Information Identifier: NCT00068900     History of Changes
Other Study ID Numbers: FFAMET - dk40484 (withdrawn)
Study First Received: September 10, 2003
Last Updated: April 29, 2015

Additional relevant MeSH terms:
Nutrition Disorders
Body Weight
Signs and Symptoms processed this record on August 23, 2017