Treatment for Obesity

Yale University, New Haven, CT
Obesity+1 More Conditions
7 - 21
All Sexes

Study Summary

This trial looks at how common diabetes is in children who are either skinny with a family history of diabetes, or overweight/obese with or without a family history of diabetes.

Eligible Conditions
  • Obesity
  • Type 2 Diabetes

Treatment Effectiveness

Study Objectives

1 Primary · 1 Secondary · Reporting Duration: Completed at baseline measurement

Baseline measurements
Glucose Tolerance
Completed at baseline measurement
Gene Expression
Insulin resistance

Trial Safety

Awards & Highlights

No Placebo Group
All patients enrolled in this trial will receive the new treatment.

Trial Design

0 Treatment Group

2000 Total Participants · 0 Treatment Group

Primary Treatment: Treatment · No Placebo Group · N/A

Trial Logistics

Trial Timeline

Screening: ~3 weeks
Treatment: Varies
Reporting: completed at baseline measurement

Who is running the clinical trial?

National Institute of Diabetes and Digestive and Kidney Diseases (NIDDK)NIH
2,213 Previous Clinical Trials
4,191,709 Total Patients Enrolled
419 Trials studying Obesity
493,566 Patients Enrolled for Obesity
Yale UniversityLead Sponsor
1,728 Previous Clinical Trials
20,523,576 Total Patients Enrolled
58 Trials studying Obesity
246,035 Patients Enrolled for Obesity
Eunice Kennedy Shriver National Institute of Child Health and Human Development (NICHD)NIH
1,863 Previous Clinical Trials
2,165,237 Total Patients Enrolled
103 Trials studying Obesity
95,128 Patients Enrolled for Obesity
National Institutes of Health (NIH)NIH
2,552 Previous Clinical Trials
24,610,721 Total Patients Enrolled
94 Trials studying Obesity
22,254 Patients Enrolled for Obesity
Sonia Caprio, MDPrincipal InvestigatorYale Pediatric Endocrinology
10 Previous Clinical Trials
1,596 Total Patients Enrolled
3 Trials studying Obesity
95 Patients Enrolled for Obesity

Eligibility Criteria

Age 7 - 21 · All Participants · 1 Total Inclusion Criteria

Mark “Yes” if the following statements are true for you:
Your family members have a history of type 2 diabetes.

Frequently Asked Questions

Who is eligible to be involved in this research investigation?

"To qualify for this trial, 2000 individuals aged 7 to 21 who are obese must be accepted." - Anonymous Online Contributor

Unverified Answer

Is participation in this medical trial open to individuals who are 45 years or older?

"As indicated by the requirements for this research, only participants aged between 7 and 21 can be enrolled in this trial." - Anonymous Online Contributor

Unverified Answer

Is there currently the opportunity to join this experiment?

"Yes, the listing on attests that this trial is actively recruiting patients. It was initially announced in September of 1999 and was most recently updated on 13th September 2022." - Anonymous Online Contributor

Unverified Answer

How many individuals are enrolled in this research endeavor?

"Affirmative, the information available on indicates that this experiment is actively recruiting participants. It was initially posted in September 1999 and underwent its last update on September 13th 2022. 2000 volunteers are required to be recruited from one medical centre." - Anonymous Online Contributor

Unverified Answer
Please Note: These questions and answers are submitted by anonymous patients, and have not been verified by our internal team.