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Trial to Assess Response to Oral Vitamin D3 Supplementation in Obese Individuals

2014-08-27 03:19:58 | BioPortfolio

Summary

This study is an extension of an earlier study of vitamin D supplementation conducted on normal weight individuals by Dr. John Aloia of the Bone Mineral Research Division at Winthrop University Hospital. The investigators plan to compare the response to vitamin D supplementation in obese individuals with the response already measured in normal weight individuals. The same dosing schedule of vitamin supplementation will be used as in the past. The doses used in the past have demonstrated safety in a number of trials, here at Winthrop as well as outside of Winthrop Hospital. Sixty study volunteers are planned for enrollment in the study. The study participants will mainly be recruited from a group of patients who have in the past been enrolled in the weight loss program at Winthrop Hospital. Each participant will be on vitamin D supplementation for a total of 8 weeks. Vitamin D blood levels will be measured before and at the end of the supplementation period. They will then be compared to see the change over time as a result of supplementation.

Study Design

Allocation: Randomized, Control: Placebo Control, Endpoint Classification: Pharmacokinetics/Dynamics Study, Intervention Model: Parallel Assignment, Masking: Double Blind (Subject, Investigator), Primary Purpose: Prevention

Conditions

Obesity

Intervention

Oral vitamin D3, Placebo equivalent

Location

Winthrop University Hospital
Mineola
New York
United States
11501

Status

Active, not recruiting

Source

Winthrop University Hospital

Results (where available)

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Published on BioPortfolio: 2014-08-27T03:19:58-0400

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