Investigating if Rapid Gastric Emptying Predicts Future Weight Gain


About this study

The purpose of this study is to determine through a retrospective cohort if rapid gastric emptying is not only associated with obesity, but if it predicts the future development of the disease.

Participation eligibility

Participant eligibility includes age, gender, type and stage of disease, and previous treatments or health concerns. Guidelines differ from study to study, and identify who can or cannot participate. There is no guarantee that every individual who qualifies and wants to participate in a trial will be enrolled. Contact the study team to discuss study eligibility and potential participation.

Inclusion Criteria: 

  • Patients who in the past had gastric emptying tests done at the CRU in Charlton 7 from previous study protocols.  

Participating Mayo Clinic locations

Study statuses change often. Please contact the study team for the most up-to-date information regarding possible participation.

Mayo Clinic Location Status

Rochester, Minn.

Mayo Clinic principal investigator

Andres Acosta, M.D., Ph.D.

Closed for enrollment

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