Lysine Requirements of Elderly Female Subjects 65-75 Years Old.
|ClinicalTrials.gov Identifier: NCT02008955|
Recruitment Status : Completed
First Posted : December 11, 2013
Last Update Posted : January 9, 2018
|Condition or disease||Intervention/treatment||Phase|
|Lysine Requirement in Elderly Female Subjects||Dietary Supplement: Lysine intake provided as a milkshake||Not Applicable|
Currently there are no studies on lysine requirement in the elderly.
The goal of this study therefore is to measure the lysine requirement of female elderly subjects 65-75 years using the IAAO technique.
|Study Type :||Interventional (Clinical Trial)|
|Actual Enrollment :||13 participants|
|Intervention Model:||Single Group Assignment|
|Masking:||None (Open Label)|
|Primary Purpose:||Health Services Research|
|Study Start Date :||September 2012|
|Actual Primary Completion Date :||September 2013|
|Actual Study Completion Date :||September 2013|
|Experimental: lysine intake at different levels of intake||
Dietary Supplement: Lysine intake provided as a milkshake
- change in oxidation of phenylalanine in response to increasing lysine intake [ Time Frame: 8 hours ]F13CO2
- phenylalanine oxidations determined from urinary phenylalanine enrichments [ Time Frame: 8 hrs ]phenylalanine oxidation (phe OX)
Please refer to this study by its ClinicalTrials.gov identifier (NCT number): NCT02008955
|The Hospital for Sick Children|
|Toronto, Ontario, Canada, M5G 1X8|