Houston, Texas 77030

  • Hypertriglyceridemia

Purpose:

Subjects with hypertriglyceridemia and metabolic syndrome are being recruited and receive diet interventions with either a high-saturated fat diet or a low-fat high protein diet for 4 days (days 1-4) and a breakfast on day 5. Blood samples are collected on day 1 and day 5 to examine lipid levels and circulating monocyte phenotypes.


Study summary:

Subjects with hypertriglyceridemia and metabolic syndrome are being recruited and receive diet interventions with either a high-saturated fat diet or a low-fat high protein diet for 4 days (days 1-4) and a breakfast on day 5. Blood samples are collected on day 1 at fasting state and on day 5 at fasting state and 4 and 6 hours after the breakfast to examine lipid levels and circulating monocyte phenotypes.


Criteria:

Inclusion Criteria: - Obese women and men with metabolic syndrome (MS) - Fasting triglyceride (TG) equal to or greater than 150 mg/dl Exclusion Criteria: - <21 years of age - Perimenopausal, pregnant or breastfeeding women - Current smokers - Obvious inflammation or other acute illnesses - Obesity due to endocrinologic disorders including polycystic ovary syndrome - Partial lipodystrophy - Diabetes requiring insulin or >1 oral medication - Fasting TG ≥650 mg/dl - A history of pancreatitis - Myocardial infarction within the past 3 years - Any hospitalization within the past 2 months - Takes steroids.


NCT ID:

NCT03591588


Primary Contact:

Principal Investigator
HUAIZHU WU, MD
Baylor College of Medicine


Backup Contact:

N/A


Location Contact:

Houston, Texas 77030
United States



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Data Source: ClinicalTrials.gov

Date Processed: June 18, 2021

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