A Study of Vagal Nerve Stimulation and Glucose Metabolism


About this study

The purpose of this study is to determine how common bariatric surgical procedures alter carbohydrate metabolism by examining the effect of vagal nerve stimulation on insulin secretion and action.

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.

This study has been completed

Inclusion Criteria

  • Previous Implantation of a Vagal Nerve Stimulator for obesity as part of a prior study examining the effect of the vagal nerve stimulator on obesity

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

Adrian Vella, M.D.

Closed for enrollment

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