Disorders of Systemic Glucose Balance

This study has been completed.
Sponsor:
Information provided by:
National Center for Research Resources (NCRR)
ClinicalTrials.gov Identifier:
NCT00006508
First received: November 18, 2000
Last updated: June 23, 2005
Last verified: December 2003
  Purpose

We wish to identify people with hypoglycemia (low blood sugar) and ultimately determine why the blood sugar levels are so low. To do so, we will contrast the responses of patients suspected to have hypoglycemia with those of healthy subjects during standardized tests. Those tests may include: 1) a controlled hypoglycemia produced by administration of insulin, a blood sugar-lowering hormone, and sugar, 2) a formula meal, and 3) a period of up to 72 hours without food.


Condition Intervention
Hypoglycemia
Procedure: Controlled hypoglycemia using insulin
Procedure: formula meal

Study Type: Interventional
Study Design: Primary Purpose: Diagnostic

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  Eligibility

Ages Eligible for Study:   18 Years and older
Genders Eligible for Study:   Both
Accepts Healthy Volunteers:   Yes
Criteria

Inclusion Criteria:

  • Patients with suspected hypoglycemia
  • Healthy subjects (controls)
  • Absence of known macrovascular disease or of known CNS disease by medical history, physical examination or ECG (exclusions for induced hypoglycemia)
  • Ability to give informed consent
  Contacts and Locations
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Please refer to this study by its ClinicalTrials.gov identifier: NCT00006508

Locations
United States, Missouri
Washington University
St. Louis, Missouri, United States, 63110
Sponsors and Collaborators
  More Information

No publications provided

ClinicalTrials.gov Identifier: NCT00006508     History of Changes
Other Study ID Numbers: NCRR-M01RR00036-0770, M01RR00036
Study First Received: November 18, 2000
Last Updated: June 23, 2005
Health Authority: United States: Federal Government

Additional relevant MeSH terms:
Hypoglycemia
Glucose Metabolism Disorders
Metabolic Diseases

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