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Metabolic Syndrome clinical trials at University of California Health

7 in progress, 3 open to eligible people

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  • A Study of the Effect of Orange Juice or Sugar-Sweetened Beverages on Risk Factors for Type 2 Diabetes and Cardiovascular Disease

    “In this study, the study team will provide meals and either sugar-sweetened beverages or orange juice.”

    open to eligible people ages 18-50

    The objectives of this proposal are to address the gaps in knowledge regarding the metabolic effects of consuming orange juice, the most frequently consumed fruit juice in this country, compared to sugar-sweetened beverage.

    at UC Davis

  • C15:0 Supplementation in Young Adults at Risk for Metabolic Syndrome

    open to eligible people ages 18-25

    This study will determine changes in plasma C15:0 levels in young adults with BMI ≥ 25 in response to 12 weeks of daily oral C15:0 supplementation.

    at UCSD

  • The Influence of Time-Restricted Eating in Patients Metabolic Syndrome

    open to eligible people ages 18-75

    In a randomized controlled trial, the investigators intend to measure the health impact of TRE in patients with metabolic syndrome (with three or more of the following criteria: increased waist circumference, abnormal cholesterol levels, elevated blood pressure, or elevated blood sugar), who habitually eat for more than 14 hours every day. Patients will be randomly assigned to a control group of behavioral nutrition counseling (standard of care) or the intervention group of behavioral nutrition counseling with the addition of adopting a 10 hour eating window for 12 weeks (TRE).

    at UCSD

  • Clinical Trial of Anti-oxidant Astaxanthin in Insulin-resistant Subjects

    Sorry, in progress, not accepting new patients

    Astaxanthin is a natural compound, present in many foodstuffs and available as a nutritional supplement that has been shown to have beneficial effects on many of the features of insulin resistance/glucose intolerance, at least in animals. The goal of this project is to provide a validation of astaxanthin effects on metabolic regulation in humans and their mechanism(s) of action, to determine if astaxanthin could have any value as a "neutraceutical" to help improve regulation of glucose and fat metabolism in subjects with insulin resistance/ glucose intolerance.

    at UCSD

  • Determine How Consumption of Dairy Fat as Cheese Influences Inflammation-Phase 2

    Sorry, in progress, not accepting new patients

    Phase 2 of this study involves determining how consumption of cheese compared with a non-dairy cheese substitute influences inflammation over a six hour period.

    at UC Davis

  • Determine How Consumption of Dairy Fat Fractions Rich in Phospholipids and Proteins Influence Inflammation in the Fed State-Phase 1

    Sorry, in progress, not accepting new patients

    Phase 1 of this study involves determining how consumption of dairy fat fractions rich in milk fat globule membrane influences postprandial inflammation in participants with metabolic syndrome or obesity during a high dietary fat challenge in a six-hour period.

    at UC Davis

  • Habitual Diet and Avocado Trial

    Sorry, in progress, not accepting new patients

    The Habitual Diet and Avocado Trial will evaluate the effects of providing one avocado per day for recommended consumption over a 6 month period in a cohort of approximately 1000 free-living participants with increased waist circumference in comparison with a control group that will maintain their habitual diets. Participants will be recruited and screened at 4 clinics in 4 locations: Pennsylvania State University; Loma Linda University; UCLA, and Tufts University (250 per site).

    at UCLA

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