Studies using Doubly Labeled Water in Measuring Total Energy Expenditure


About this study

The purpose of this study is to develop the use of doubly labeled water procedures for measuring total energy expenditure, as well as run comparison testing with doubly labeled water against physiologic monitoring devices already in place. Doubly labeled water is water with extra electrons that can be traced in the urine and or saliva.

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:

  • Healthy individuals both male and female
  • Over 18 years of age

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

Bruce Johnson, Ph.D.

Closed for enrollment

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