MATPET: Dynamic PET imaging in skeletal muscle and adipose tissue to explore mechanisms of peripheral glucose uptake in African American, Hispanic, and Caucasian Women
Study Purpose: The objective of this study is to obtain a better understanding between skeletal muscle characteristics and the ability to metabolize glucose. AdventHealth is seeking African American, Hispanic and Caucasian women to join this study that will apply advanced imaging technology to study how insulin works on the body's muscle and fat tissue.
Study Commitment: 1 screening visit, 3 outpatient visits, 1 overnight visit
Age: 18-35 years old
Conditions/Eligibility: Healthy, female Grandparents and parents must be participant's same race Cannot exercise more than 60 minutes per week
- Physical exam
- Vital signs
- Height and weight
- Electrocardiogram (ECG) Waist
- Hip and thigh measurement
- IV insertion
- Multiple blood draws
- Urine drug screen
- Pregnancy test
Compensation: Qualified participants may be compensated up to $1,500
This study is currently enrolling.