Effects of Lipids on Exercise-stimulated Muscle Glucose Uptake


About this study

The purpose of this study is to measure leg glucose uptake in insulin sensitive adults with/without an overnight intra-duodenal infusion of palm oil.



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:

  • Males or females of normal weight (BMI 20-25 kg/m^2).
  • Insulin sensitive volunteers will be randomized to receive either intra-duodenal palm oil infusion vs. saline the night before the measures of exercise-stimulated leg glucose uptake.
  • Females must be premenopausal.
  • Males will be age-matched to women.
  • The randomization to palm oil vs. saline will be balanced by sex.
  • The males and females will be also matched for fitness and Si.

Exclusion Criteria:

  • N/A.

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 Contact

Rochester, Minn.

Mayo Clinic principal investigator

Michael Jensen, M.D.

Contact us for the latest status

Contact information:

Pamela Reich

(507) 255-6062


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