The New York Obesity Nutrition Research Center

 Study

BIG MEAL VS SMALL MEAL: EFFECT ON METABOLISM AFTER GASTRIC BYPASS

Study Type

Effect of number of meals on metabolism after weight loss surgery

(IRB#: 09-117, approval date: 9/11/2009)

Study Purpose

Learn how the number and size of meals affects your hormones and glucose metabolism after gastric bypass surgery

 

Study Design

  • 2 full day (6-7 hours) research visits
  • Day 1: One 600 kcal meal
  • Day 2: Three 200 kcal meals

 

Study Qualifications

  • Anyone between 21 and 60 years old
  • All ethnic groups welcome
  • Planning to have Gastric Bypass surgery

Study Duration

2 days before surgery and 2 days one year after the surgery.  

Study Benefits

Learn more about your insulin and glucose levels before and after bariatric surgery and help understand how number and size of meals affect glucose levels.

You will receive up to $850 in compensation for your time.

Study Contact

Interested? Please call 212-523-3581 or email TColarus@chpnet.org

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