The Effect of Maximum Body Weight in Lifetime on the Development of Type 2 Diabetes (MAXWEL)
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ClinicalTrials.gov Identifier: NCT00816608
: January 1, 2009
Last Update Posted
: October 25, 2013
Seoul National University Bundang Hospital
Information provided by (Responsible Party):
Soo Lim, Seoul National University Bundang Hospital
Hypothesis : The maximum body weight in lifetime is associated with the onset of development of type 2 diabetes.
Condition or disease
Obesity is well recognized risk factor for type 2 diabetes. Recent studies reported that weight change, especially severe weight gain was associated with an increased risk of type 2 diabetes. The aim of this study is to investigate whether the maximum body weight of lifetime is associated with the early onset of type 2 diabetes or an increased risk of type 2 diabetes in Korean.
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Ages Eligible for Study:
20 Years and older (Adult, Senior)
Sexes Eligible for Study:
Accepts Healthy Volunteers:
Korean with type 2 diabetes Korean with confirmed IFG or IGT Korean with NGT