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Clinical Trials

Inflammation In obesity: Modulation by Weight Loss

The purpose of this research is to evaluate the status of inflammation in obese people compared to that of lean people and to see if the inflammatory changes in the obese can be reversed by weight loss. Inflammation has an effect on hardening of the arteries also called atherosclerosis. This research will evaluate whether the changes in inflammation bring about changes in arteries to protect them from atherosclerosis.

Eligibility

Lean and obese subject without any systemic medical problem

Requirements

Lean Males and Female
Obese Male and Females

Reimbursement

$275 for lean male and female group 6-8 week after completion of study
$525 for Obese male and female group 6-8 week after completion of study

Investigator

Paresh Dandona, MD

Contact Information

Name: Teekam Lohano
Phone: 716-887-5104
Email: tlohano@kaleidahealth.org