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ACT 2

Effects of Serum Fatty Acid Lowering on Insulin Sensitivity, Cardiovascular Function, and Exercise Capacity in Non-insulin Dependent Diabetes

Objective

Study Purpose– Looking for people with type 2 diabetes who do not regularly exercise to participate in a study looking at the effects of a new medication on exercise capacity and blood vessel function.

 

Study Design

-          Physical exam, blood draws and activity questionnaire

-          Measures of body composition, insulin sensitivity, blood vessel function, cardiac function and exercise capacity

-          Take an investigational drug or placebo for 7-9 days on two separate occasions

IRB Protocol Number
10-1393

All Other Trials

  • Exercise
  • Diabetes
  • Drugs (Pharmacology)
Contact
Leah Herlache, MS at 720-848-6688
or leah.herlache@ucdenver.edu
Eligibility and Other Participant Information

Study Qualifications –

-          Type 2 Diabetes

-          30-60 years old

-          Exercise vigorously less than 1 hour per week

-          Normal Blood Pressure

-          You have not smoked for at least one year

-          BMI between 25-39.9 (check your BMI at www.nhlbisupport.com/bmi/)

Location

  • University of Colorado Hospital (UCH)
    12605 E. 16th Ave.
    Aurora, CO 80045