Energy Expenditure and Metabolic Effects of COVID-19 - Clinical Trial

What is the Purpose of this Study?

We are doing this study to understand what the caloric and metabolic needs are of the body for people with COVID-19. This information can be used to give proper nutrition to patients in the ICU who often have specific nutritional needs because of illness.

What is the Condition Being Studied?


Who Can Participate in the Study?

Adults with:
-Currently on a ventilator
-Expected to stay in the ICU for more than 1 day

Age Group

What is Involved?

If you are able to take part of this study, you will:
-Have your health information reviewed by the study team
-Have your heart monitored and measured
-Have your calories monitored
-Have your muscles measured

Study Details

Full Title
Longitudinal Energy Expenditure and Metabolic Effects in Patients with COVID-19 (LEEP-COVID)
Principal Investigator
Protocol Number
IRB: PRO00105221
NCT: NCT04350073
Phase N/A
Enrollment Status
Open for Enrollment
Contact the Duke Recruitment Innovation Center