LYNN HEALTH SCIENCE INSTITUTE IS LOOKING FOR PARTICIPANTS
PAID CLINICAL TRIAL
- Lasting 2.5 years
- 21 Clinic Visits
YOU MAY BE ELIGIBLE TO PARTICIPATE IF YOU MEET THE FOLLOWING CRITERIA:
Male or Female 18 yrs old and up
Have a BMI of 30 or BMI of 27 with at least one weight related co-morbidity.
The prevalence of obesity has been increasing during the last 30 years and globally, more than 650 million people have obesity. Obesity is associated with an increased risk of developing type 2 diabetes (T2D), dyslipidemia, hypertension, cardiovascular (CV) disease, obstructive sleep apnea , Non-Alcoholic Fatty Liver Disease/Non-Alcoholic Steatohepatitis (NAFLD/NASH) , urinary incontinence , several types of cancers, and increased mortality. In addition, individuals with obesity experience reduced health-related quality of life including reduced physical function. Several associations, organizations and individual countries have recognized that obesity should be treated as a chronic disease.