Study to Investigate Benefits of Weight Loss in Young Adults and Adolescents

Conditions

Insulin Resistance | Obesity

What is the purpose of this trial?

The purpose of this study is to investigate the changes in subcutaneous adipocyte size, number and gene expression after weight loss and to assess whether those changes contribute to decreases in ectopic fat accumulation and insulin resistance in women between ages of 16-32.


Participation Guidelines

Age:
16 Years - 32 Years
Gender:
Female

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Sponsor:
National Institute of Child Health and Human Development
Dates:
09/10/2010
Last Updated:
Study HIC#:
1007007067