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EGGSPDITEe: Obesity Reduction - Clinical Trial

What is the Purpose of this Study?

We are doing this study to learn if a high quality protein diet can help improve the health and well-being of people that have a higher risk of diabetes.
What is the Condition Being Studied?
Pre-Diabetes and Obesity

Who Can Participate in the Study?

Adults 60+ who:
- Have pre-diabetes
- Have normal kidney function
- Are able to walk independently
- Are able to consume eggs and egg products

Age Group

What is Involved?

If you agree to join this study, you will:
- Participate in a 4 month weight-loss intervention
- Have a few blood tests
- Complete questionnaires
- Be randomized (like flipping a coin) to one of two groups:
---Group 1: Weight loss diet
---Group 2: Weight-loss diet using eggs and other high protein food
- Go to weekly weight-loss meetings

Study Details

Full Title
Balanced (Egg) Protein during Obesity Reduction: Differential Responses of Insulin Resistance by Race
Principal Investigator
Protocol Number
IRB: PRO00089075
NCT: NCT03771261
Contact the Duke Recruitment Innovation Center