Metabolic Syndrome clinical trials at UC Davis
2 research studies open to eligible people
A Study of the Effect of Orange Juice or Sugar-Sweetened Beverages on Risk Factors for Type 2 Diabetes and Cardiovascular Disease
“In this study, the study team will provide meals and either sugar-sweetened beverages or orange juice.”
open to eligible people ages 18-50
The objectives of this proposal are to address the gaps in knowledge regarding the metabolic effects of consuming orange juice, the most frequently consumed fruit juice in this country, compared to sugar-sweetened beverage.
A Study of the Effects of Sweet Cherry Juice on Metabolism (converting food to energy) and Heart Health
open to eligible people ages 20-65
This study aims to determine the effects of consuming sweet cherry juice on cardiovascular function, glucose regulation, and lipid status in overweight human subjects. The investigators hypothesize that sweet cherry juice consumption will improve metabolic and physiological status in overweight persons compared to a placebo.
Our lead scientists for Metabolic Syndrome research studies include Kimber L Stanhope, Ph.D..