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Effect of number of meals on metabolism after weight loss surgery  

Principal Investigator:   Blandine Laferrer, MD
Co-Investigators   Julio Teixeira, MD, FACS,
James J. McGinty, Jr., MD, FACS, Ninan Koshy, MBBS
Time frame of study:   Ongoing
Time frame of participation   2 full day (6-7 hours) research visits before surgery and one year after surgery
Number of participants needed:   Open
Location of Study:   Mount Sinai St. Luke's, 1111 Amsterdam Avenue, 10th Floor, New York, NY 10025
Contact name, number and email  

Margaret Sala at 212.523.3503 or msala@chpnet.org or Carolina Espinosa at 212.523.3581 or cespinosa@chpnet.org


Summary:
Learn how the number and size of meals affects your hormones, glucose, and metabolism (ie-how many calories you burn) before and after gastric bypass surgery
Your 2 full day (6-7 hours) visits will consist of the following:

  • Day 1: One 600 calorie meal
  • Day 2: Three 200 calorie meals


Criteria for Participation:
Planning to have Gastric Bypass surgery
Anyone between 21 and 60 years old
All ethnic groups welcome

 

Benefits and Compensation:
Learn more about how the number and size of meals can affect hormones involved in hunger/fullness, glucose and metabolism.  
You will receive up to $850 in compensation for your time.