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  • Skeletal Physiology Dysregulation in Obesity: The Role of Growth Hormone
Seeking OVERWEIGHT Men and Women
Researchers at the Massachusetts General Hospital in Boston are studying bone structure and bone strength. You may be eligible if you are between 18 and 65 years old and do not take medication for diabetes. The study includes eleven visits over two years with compensation up to $4000, and additional travel reimbursement.

Please contact Anu Gerweck at 617-724-1837 or overweight@partners.org.

OR

You can just fill out the short survey below with your information and a member of our study team will reach out to you. Please note that we do not want you to answer any questions which you are not comfortable answering. Additionally, this is a secure website, and thus, your information will remain private.

https://redcap.partners.org/redcap/surveys/?s=iLSqdm
Institution  –  MGH - Massachusetts General Hospital, Boston, MA
Principal Investigator  – Karen K Miller
  
Enrollment Information
For further information about enrolling a patient in this trial, contact the person below.
Name  – Anu Gerweck
Phone  – 617-724-1837

About Obesity:
Being obese increases the risk for many diseases, especially heart disease, stroke, cancer, and diabetes.

According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, obesity has reached epidemic proportions. It has a far-ranging negative effect on health. Persons who are overweight or obese are at increased risk for developing many different health conditions, including heart disease, type 2 diabetes, and bone and joint disease.