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Clinical Trials: Metabolic Medicine

Source: Washington University School of Medicine
Metabolic syndrome consists of a group of co-occuring conditions that increase an individual's risk of developing heart disease, stroke, and diabetes. The purpose of this study is to evaluate the short-term effectiveness of chloroquine, a protein-activation medication, at improving metabolic syndrome. Read More
Last Updated: 30 Oct 2016
Source: Rambam Health Care Campus
The metabolic syndrome is a collection of related risk factors that predispose to the development of type 2 diabetes Mellitus and cardiovascular disease. The investigators will examine the hypothesis that the metabolic and genomic characteristics of patients with metabolic syndrome and/or diabetes that are at risk for developing complications differ from each other and can be detected using specific biomarkers in blood or in the exhaled breath. Early ... Read More
Last Updated: 29 Dec 2010
Source: Grigore T. Popa University of Medicine and Pharmacy
Aims - assessment of renal artery stenosis incidence in consecutive AMI patients included in the Romanian National Programme of Primary Percutaneous Revascularisation; - generating a cardio-renal-metabolic profile in patients with renal atherosclerotic disease; - creating a local registry (based on European CARDS percutaneous interventional registries) which also includes renal, metabolic and vascular data; - ... Read More
Last Updated: 11 Jan 2016
Source: John H. Stroger Hospital
An educational intervention in the General Medicine Clinic aimed at both primary care providers (PCPs) and their patients with metabolic syndrome/pre-diabetes (MetSyn/PDM). Improving PCPs ability to detect and manage MetSyn/PDM, as measured by the increased incorporation of MetSyn/PDM into PCPs care plan, and increasing patients' awareness of healthy lifestyle behaviors results in positive patient health behaviors and outcomes. Read More
Last Updated: 29 Sep 2014
Source: Washington University School of Medicine
The purpose of this research study is to examine whether sugar-replacement sweeteners that are currently on the market (ex. Sucralose, which is in Splenda) change how well the body works to control blood sugar. Read More
Last Updated: 12 Sep 2016
Source: Chulalongkorn University
Association between serum anti-Mullerian hormone (AMH) level and prevalence of glucose intolerance and metabolic syndrome in women with polycystic ovary syndrome (PCOS) Read More
Last Updated: 02 Feb 2016
Source: The Korean Society of Ginseng
Five factor consisting of Metabolic syndrome is closely linked by insulin resistance. Until now, several studies have been performed about effects of Korea red ginseng on hypertension, diabetes, and hyperlipidemia, but not metabolic syndrome. The investigators hypothesize that Korean red ginseng could improve each constituents of metabolic syndrome, arterial stiffness, and inflammatory markers. The aim of this study is to determine effects of Korean red ... Read More
Last Updated: 22 Feb 2012
Source: USDA Beltsville Human Nutrition Research Center
The objective is to develop a new metabolic flexibility biomarker, which has application in the study of changes diet and exercise on fuel management in humans. The new biomarker involves the characterization of an individual's metabolic flexibility utilizing room calorimeters rather than the current method, which is based on glucose clamp data. It is hypothesized that this new metabolic flexibility method will be a useful and noninvasive biomarker for ... Read More
Last Updated: 11 Nov 2013
Source: Taichung Veterans General Hospital
To evaluate the effect of Metamin 3D on improvement of glucose and lipid on Taiwanese subjects with metabolic syndrome. Read More
Last Updated: 09 May 2010
Source: Nagoya University
The metabolic syndrome is a highly prevalent disorder, which causes atherosclerotic cardiovascular disease and is closely associated with insulin resistance. The alteration of the secretion of adipocytokines from accumulated visceral adipose tissue in the obese induces insulin resistance. The purpose of this study is to identify gene polymorphisms that confer susceptibility to the metabolic syndrome and to make up a new health guidance program based on ... Read More
Last Updated: 18 Sep 2007
Source: New York University School of Medicine
This is a randomized controlled Trial to evaluate effect of a culturally and linguistically tailored, telephone-delivered behavioral intervention on adherence to recommended assessment and treatment of sleep apnea in Blacks with Metabolic Syndrome. The investigators believe low awareness of Sleep Apnea and the risk it imposes to an individual health plays an important role in underdiagnosis and low adherence to treatment among Blacks. Hence, culturally and ... Read More
Last Updated: 08 Sep 2015
Source: Universidad de Guanajuato
The aim of this study is to assess the frequency of metabolic syndrome in Down syndrome patients because the prevalence of diabetes mellitus and obesity is higher in individuals with Down syndrome than in the general population. Read More
Last Updated: 16 Mar 2009
Source: Stanford University
To test the ability of new imaging techniques to monitor and predict response of pancreatic cancer to radiation and/or chemotherapy. Read More
Last Updated: 06 Jun 2012
Source: Dexa Medica Group
This is a 3-arm, randomized, double-blind, double-dummy, and controlled clinical study over 6 months of treatment to evaluate the metabolic and clinical efficacy as well as the safety of DLBS3233 alone, metformin and combination of both, in improving metabolic and reproductive parameters. Read More
Last Updated: 14 Nov 2016
Source: Baylor College of Medicine
A growing number of people in this country are overweight or obese. This is concerning as increasing weight has been shown to increase the risk of developing heart failure. However, there is also research to suggest that in people who already have heart failure, heavier people live longer. So, how does being overweight put a person at risk for heart failure, but once they have heart failure, protect them? There is no clear explanation for this dilemma. ... Read More
Last Updated: 01 Dec 2010
Source: Baylor College of Medicine
Heart failure is a condition where the heart does not pump enough blood to the rest of the body. People with heart failure may have another condition called the "metabolic syndrome"( having excess fat in the belly, high blood pressure, high fat in the blood, low level of good cholesterol and high blood sugar). People who have both heart failure and the metabolic syndrome often see many doctors. A new clinic has been formed at Ben Taub General Hospital that ... Read More
Last Updated: 01 Dec 2010
Source: Yonsei University
Chloride-rich isotonic crystalloid solutions have been shown to exert electrolyte imbalance and metabolic acidosis in critically ill patients. The aim of this investigation is to compare the influence of 0.9% saline and plasmalyte solution on acid-base balance and electrolytes in healthy patients undergoing major spine surgeries. Read More
Last Updated: 12 May 2013
Source: National Taiwan University Hospital
We, the investigators at National Taiwan University Hospital, want to compare patients' islet cell function, insulin sensitivity and risk of chronic complications with normal subjects. Moreover, we want to examine whether they are at a higher risk of having metabolic syndrome and to answer whether we should screen the phenotypes of metabolic syndrome in impaired fasting glucose (IFG) and impaired glucose tolerance (IGT) patients. Then, we want to examine the ... Read More
Last Updated: 28 Mar 2006
Source: Shanghai Jiao Tong University School of Medicine
The purpose of this study is to explore the pathogenesis and genetic susceptibility of obese subjects,providing a convincing argument for further treatment of obesity and metabolic syndrome. Read More
Last Updated: 24 Apr 2016
Source: Nanjing University of Traditional Chinese Medicine
This study evaluates the efficacy of a 12-month resistance training on metabolic control and reducing the risk of diabetes. Read More
Last Updated: 27 Sep 2015
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