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Charlottesville, Virginia 22908


Purpose:

This study will determine whether glucose facilitates memory in healthy elderly people and those with Parkinson's disease.


Study summary:

Subjects fast for 8 hours before receiving a test to determine their blood glucose levels. Following this test, subjects are randomized to receive either a glucose or saccharin sweetened drink. A series of memory tests and an additional 3 blood glucose level tests are administered approximately 15 minutes later. A minimum of 1 week afterward, the subjects return and receive the alternate sweetener followed by additional memory tests.


Criteria:

Inclusion Criteria: - Three groups of subjects are eligible for this study: Healthy young adults between ages 18 and 30; Healthy elderly adults between ages 60 and 90; AND Anyone diagnosed with Parkinson's disease Exclusion Criteria: - Prior surgery to remove part of the stomach - Diabetes, Addison's, or Cushing's diseases


NCT ID:

NCT00004451


Primary Contact:

Study Chair
Carol A. Manning
University of Virginia


Backup Contact:

N/A


Location Contact:

Charlottesville, Virginia 22908
United States



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Site Status: N/A


Data Source: ClinicalTrials.gov

Date Processed: September 26, 2017

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