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Insulin Resistance clinical trials at University of California Health

9 in progress, 4 open to eligible people

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  • Effects of GRA in Patients With Type 1

    open to eligible people ages 18-65

    This study will examine the effects a Glucagon Receptor Antagonist (GRA), has on Insulin Sensitivity, Cardiovascular risks (CVD), and Ketone body formation in participants with Type 1 diabetes. The participants will complete blood tests, tests to measure energy expenditure, CVD risks, and insulin resistance. These tests will be performed prior to start of treatment and again after 12-weeks of treatment with the GRA (called REMD-477).

    at UCSD

  • Emotion-Diet Interactions in Pregnancy

    open to eligible females ages 18-40

    This study will investigate how maternal emotional state following a controlled stress exposure in pregnancy influences blood glucose and insulin levels after eating a standardized meal, and whether the effects of emotional state on blood glucose and insulin is different after eating a healthy meal (low GI) compared to a less healthy meal (high GI).

    at UC Irvine

  • Sodium Bicarbonate and Mitochondrial Energetics in Persons With CKD

    open to eligible people ages 21-85

    Skeletal muscle metabolic health is critical for mobility and an underrecognized target of metabolic acidosis in chronic kidney disease. Impaired muscle mitochondrial metabolism underlies poor physical endurance increasing the risk of mobility disability. The proposed project will use precise in vivo tools to study the pathophysiology of poor physical endurance in a clinical trial treating metabolic acidosis among persons living with chronic kidney disease.

    at UC Davis

  • Tissue-specific Insulin Resistance in Obstructive Sleep Apnea: Role of Hypoxia

    open to eligible people ages 19-100

    Obstructive sleep apnea (OSA) is a common condition associated with significant adverse health outcomes. Our overarching hypothesis is that patients with OSA and hypoxia (H-OSA) have greater degrees of insulin resistance in both liver and adipose tissue when compared to those without hypoxia (NH-OSA) thus leading to increased risk for the development of diabetes in the former group.

    at UCSF

  • A Randomized, Double-blind Study of the Effects of Fenretinide Administered in Subjects With Obesity

    Sorry, currently not accepting new patients, but might later

    Many metabolic complications of obesity are a consequence of abnormal responses of the liver, muscle, and fat to insulin actions. Fenretinide may improve the effects of insulin, preventing metabolic complications.

    at UCSD

  • Hormonal Mechanisms of Sleep Restriction

    Sorry, in progress, not accepting new patients

    The purpose of this study is to study the effects of sleep restriction on the production of two hormones, cortisol and testosterone. The investigators aim to show that changing these hormones leads to insulin resistance, which is an important cause of type 2 diabetes mellitus. The investigators may also study the effect of sleep restriction on your food intake and cravings, mood, inflammation, metabolism (including bone), and other hormones. Inflammation is your body's response to stress and injury. Bone metabolism is a process of how your body regenerates (renews) new bone cells and removes old bone cells. Hormones are natural substances (materials) that are produced in the body and that influences (effects) the way the body grows or develops.

    at UCLA

  • Metabolic Health Improvement Program: Effects of a Workplace Sugary Beverages Sales Ban and Motivational Counseling

    Sorry, not yet accepting patients

    The purpose of the study is to test the impact of a multilevel workplace intervention (hospital-wide sales ban on sugar-sweetened beverages (SSBs) and individual-level brief counseling) on employee health.

    at UCSF

  • PCOS & Insulin Resistance Exercise Study

    Sorry, in progress, not accepting new patients

    This study evaluates the feasibility and metabolic effects of implementing a structured exercise program in women with polycystic ovary syndrome and insulin resistance. Participants will be randomized to either 75 minutes of vigorous exercise or 150 minutes of moderate exercise per week.

    at UCSF

  • Insulin Resistance in HCV Infection

    Sorry, in progress, not accepting new patients

    The study hypothesis is that the means by which HCV induces glucose intolerance is through impairment of B-cell function and compensatory hyperinsulinemia in predisposed Latinos with insulin resistance and that HCV eradication improves these abnormalities. It is also hypothesized that moderate alcohol consumption impact insulin sensitivity and secretion with Latinos with or without HCV infection.

    at UCSF

Our lead scientists for Insulin Resistance research studies include .

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