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Are you an overweight male?

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The National Institute of Diabetes and Digestive and Kidney Diseases at the National Institutes of Health (NIH) Clinical Center in Bethesda, Maryland, is seeking overweight Caucasian males to participate in a study to collect data about changes in your energy expenditure when exposed to different environmental temperatures. All study-related tests are provided at no cost. Compensation is provided.

You may be eligible if you are:

  • 18 -35 years of age
  • Overweight with a Body Mass Index of 30-40
  • In general good health
  • Able to commit to a two week inpatient stay at the NIH Clinical Center

You may not be eligible if you have:

  • A heart, liver, kidney, or thyroid condition
  • Diabetes or iron deficiency
  • High blood pressure
  • Psychiatric conditions

The NIH Clinical Center, America's research hospital, is located on the Metro red line, Medical Center stop in Bethesda, Maryland.

For more information, please call:
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Or go online:
Refer to study 12-DK-0097

Department of Health and Human Services
National Institutes of Health
National Institute of Diabetes and Digestive and Kidney Diseases (NIDDK)

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This page last updated on 09/07/2017

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