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Low-Dose Leptin and the Formerly-Obese

The recruitment status of this study is unknown. The completion date has passed and the status has not been verified in more than two years.
Verified June 2015 by National Institute of Diabetes and Digestive and Kidney Diseases (NIDDK).
Recruitment status was:  Recruiting
Sponsor:
Information provided by (Responsible Party):
National Institute of Diabetes and Digestive and Kidney Diseases (NIDDK)
ClinicalTrials.gov Identifier:
NCT00073242
First received: November 18, 2003
Last updated: June 3, 2015
Last verified: June 2015
November 18, 2003
June 3, 2015
July 2000
July 2015   (Final data collection date for primary outcome measure)
Effects of leptin repletion on hypometabolism/hyperphagia following weight loss [ Time Frame: 9 months per subject ]
Subjects are studied at usual weight and during maintenance of a 10% weight reduction while receiving either leptin repletion or a placebo in a single blind crossover design.
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Low-Dose Leptin and the Formerly-Obese
Effects of Low-Dose Leptin on the Metabolic/Behavioral Phenotypes of the Formerly-Obese
Our previous studies have demonstrated that there is substantial metabolic opposition to the maintenance of an altered body weight. Leptin is a protein secreted by fat cells and the circulating concentrations of leptin are directly proportional to fat mass. Leptin-deficiency is associated with severe obesity in rodents and in humans and the obesity is relieved by leptin administration. These studies examine the hypothesis that some of this metabolic opposition cto the maintenance of an altered body weight can be relieved by restoring circulating concentrations of the hormone leptin to the same range as at usual body weight in subjects who are maintaining a reduced body weight. The basic design of this study is to observe subjects at a 10% reduced body weight and then again at that reduced body weight while receiving physiological leptin or T3 supplementation.
We demonstrated a substantial metabolic resistance to maintenance of altered body weight. Leptin is secreted by fat cells in circulating concentrations that are directly proportional to fat mass. Leptin-deficiency is associated with severe obesity in rodents and in humans and the obesity is relieved by leptin administration. These studies examine the hypothesis that some of this metabolic opposition cto the maintenance of an altered body weight can be relieved by restoring circulating concentrations of the hormone leptin to the same range as at usual body weight in subjects who are maintaining a reduced body weight. The basic design of this study is to observe subjects at a 10% reduced body weight and then again at that reduced body weight while receiving physiological leptin or T3 supplementation.
Interventional
Phase 3
Allocation: Non-Randomized
Intervention Model: Single Group Assignment
Masking: Single Blind (Participant)
Primary Purpose: Health Services Research
Obesity
  • Drug: Leptin
    leptin administration
    Other Name: no other names
  • Behavioral: Dietary modification
    Subjects lose 10% of body weight via dietary restriction
    Other Name: no other name
  • Drug: T3 repletion
    administer T3
    Other Name: no other name
  • Experimental: leptin repletion
    Repletion of leptin following weight loss induced by dietary modification.
    Interventions:
    • Drug: Leptin
    • Behavioral: Dietary modification
  • Experimental: T3 repletion
    Repletion of T3 following weight loss induced by dietary modification.
    Interventions:
    • Behavioral: Dietary modification
    • Drug: T3 repletion
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Unknown status
25
July 2015
July 2015   (Final data collection date for primary outcome measure)
Healthy
Sexes Eligible for Study: All
19 Years to 45 Years   (Adult)
Yes
Contact information is only displayed when the study is recruiting subjects
United States
 
 
NCT00073242
9631(completed)
Yes
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National Institute of Diabetes and Digestive and Kidney Diseases (NIDDK)
National Institute of Diabetes and Digestive and Kidney Diseases (NIDDK)
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National Institute of Diabetes and Digestive and Kidney Diseases (NIDDK)
June 2015

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