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Weight Loss in Diabetic, Older Obese Adults

This study has been completed.
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ClinicalTrials.gov Identifier:
NCT00108329
First Posted: April 15, 2005
Last Update Posted: January 21, 2009
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Information provided by:
VA Office of Research and Development
  Purpose
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
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

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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
  Eligibility

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Ages Eligible for Study:   50 Years and older   (Adult, Senior)
Sexes Eligible for Study:   All
Accepts Healthy Volunteers:   Yes
Criteria

Inclusion Criteria:

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


Locations
United States, Maryland
VA Maryland Health Care System
Baltimore, Maryland, United States, 21201
Sponsors and Collaborators
VA Office of Research and Development
  More Information

ClinicalTrials.gov Identifier: NCT00108329     History of Changes
Other Study ID Numbers: AGCG-005-00F
First Submitted: April 14, 2005
First Posted: April 15, 2005
Last Update Posted: January 21, 2009
Last Verified: April 2007

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

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