FFA Metabolism in Different Types of Human Obesity

This study has been withdrawn prior to enrollment.
Information provided by:
National Institute of Diabetes and Digestive and Kidney Diseases (NIDDK)
ClinicalTrials.gov Identifier:
First received: September 10, 2003
Last updated: January 12, 2010
Last verified: January 2010

We will give intravenous fat molecules to help us understand how the fat that is released from peoples fat cells is used. This will be done when people are eating, not eating and walking.


Study Type: Observational
Study Design: Time Perspective: Prospective
Official Title: FFA Metabolism in Different Types of Human Obesity

Further study details as provided by National Institute of Diabetes and Digestive and Kidney Diseases (NIDDK):

Estimated Enrollment: 192
Study Start Date: November 2003
Estimated Study Completion Date: February 2004
Estimated Primary Completion Date: January 2004 (Final data collection date for primary outcome measure)

Ages Eligible for Study:   18 Years to 50 Years
Genders Eligible for Study:   Both
Accepts Healthy Volunteers:   Yes

Inclusion Criteria: BMI 28-36 -upper body obesity and lower body obesity non-obese BMI 19-24. Females premenopausal. Must be a non-smoker.

Exclusion Criteria: BP> 160/95 on HTN meds, known systemic illness. Medications that affect fat metabolism. We do no cover travel expenses. Known heart and vascular disease.

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Please refer to this study by its ClinicalTrials.gov identifier: NCT00068900

United States, Minnesota
Mayo Clinic
Rochester, Minnesota, United States, 55905
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ClinicalTrials.gov Identifier: NCT00068900     History of Changes
Other Study ID Numbers: FFAMET - dk40484 (withdrawn)
Study First Received: September 10, 2003
Last Updated: January 12, 2010
Health Authority: United States: Federal Government

ClinicalTrials.gov processed this record on March 26, 2015