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MATPET - Dynamic PET imaging in skeletal muscle and adipose tissue to explore mechanisms of peripheral glucose uptake in African American, Hispanic, and Caucasian Women

MATPET - Dynamic PET imaging in skeletal muscle and adipose tissue to explore mechanisms of peripheral glucose uptake in African American, Hispanic, and Caucasian Women

Principal Investigator

Sponsor

AdventHealth Orlando

To obtain a better understanding of the relationships between imaging, skeletal muscle characteristics, and your ability to metabolize glucose. 

To be enrolled in this study, you must meet certain requirements. You are eligible to participate if you meet the following criteria:

  • African American or Caucasian females 18-35 years of age
  • BMI 18.5-27.9 kg/m2
  • Do not exercise regularly

Study Duration:  up to 6 weeks

Study Commitment:

  • 1 Screening visit
  • 2 Outpatient visits
  • 1 Overnight visit

Study Procedures:

  • Physical exam, vital signs, height, and weight, EKG, fasting labs
  • Waist and Hip measurement
  • IV insertion
  • Multiple blood draws
  • Urine Drug Screen
  • Pregnancy Test
  • DEXA
  • MRI
  • PET
  • Biopsy

Compensation: Up to $ 1,000

This study is currently enrolling.


Interested in Participating?

Please call (407) 303-7193 or fill out the Contact Form below for more information.