Weight Loss in Diabetic, Older Obese Adults

The safety and scientific validity of this study is the responsibility of the study sponsor and investigators. Listing a study does not mean it has been evaluated by the U.S. Federal Government. Read our disclaimer for details. Identifier: NCT00108329
Recruitment Status : Completed
First Posted : April 15, 2005
Last Update Posted : January 21, 2009
Information provided by:
VA Office of Research and Development

Brief Summary:
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 or disease Intervention/treatment Phase
Metabolic Syndrome X Behavioral: Weight Loss Not Applicable

Study Type : Interventional  (Clinical Trial)
Allocation: Non-Randomized
Intervention Model: Single Group Assignment
Masking: None (Open Label)
Primary Purpose: Diagnostic
Official Title: 5449 Genetics, Weight Loss and Glucose Metabolism in Older Obese Men
Study Start Date : April 2003
Study Completion Date : March 2006

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Ages Eligible for Study:   50 Years and older   (Adult, Older Adult)
Sexes Eligible for Study:   All
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 (NCT number): NCT00108329

United States, Maryland
VA Maryland Health Care System
Baltimore, Maryland, United States, 21201
Sponsors and Collaborators
VA Office of Research and Development Identifier: NCT00108329     History of Changes
Other Study ID Numbers: AGCG-005-00F
First Posted: April 15, 2005    Key Record Dates
Last Update Posted: January 21, 2009
Last Verified: April 2007

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

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