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Weight Loss in Diabetic, Older Obese Adults

This study has been completed.
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VA Office of Research and Development Identifier:
First received: April 14, 2005
Last updated: January 20, 2009
Last verified: April 2007
This study examines the effects of weight loss and aerobic exercise training on sugar metabolism and other risk factors for heart disease in obese older individuals.

Condition Intervention
Metabolic Syndrome X
Behavioral: Weight Loss

Study Type: Interventional
Study Design: Allocation: Non-Randomized
Endpoint Classification: Safety/Efficacy Study
Intervention Model: Single Group Assignment
Masking: Open Label
Primary Purpose: Diagnostic
Official Title: 5449 Genetics, Weight Loss and Glucose Metabolism in Older Obese Men

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Further study details as provided by VA Office of Research and Development:

Study Start Date: April 2003
Estimated Study Completion Date: March 2006

Ages Eligible for Study:   50 Years and older   (Adult, Senior)
Genders Eligible for Study:   Both
Accepts Healthy Volunteers:   Yes

Inclusion Criteria:

  • Age > 50 years,
  • Body mass index (BMI) > 27kg/m(2),
  • No prior history of diabetes or coronary disease,
  • Sedentary
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Please refer to this study by its identifier: NCT00108329

United States, Maryland
VA Maryland Health Care System
Baltimore, Maryland, United States, 21201
Sponsors and Collaborators
VA Office of Research and Development
  More Information Identifier: NCT00108329     History of Changes
Other Study ID Numbers: AGCG-005-00F 
Study First Received: April 14, 2005
Last Updated: January 20, 2009
Health Authority: United States: Federal Government

Keywords provided by VA Office of Research and Development:
metabolic syndrome
insulin resistance

Additional relevant MeSH terms:
Metabolic Syndrome X
Weight Loss
Insulin Resistance
Glucose Metabolism Disorders
Metabolic Diseases
Body Weight Changes
Body Weight
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