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  UC Davis Shines in Nutrition Research  
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A FEW OF THE NUTRITIONAL CLINICAL TRIALS UNDER WAY

Effect of grape seed extract on metabolism (Tissa Kappagoda, PI) Subjects given grape seed extract (300 mg) or placebo. Oxygen consumption and cardiac output measured with modest exercise. Now recruiting healthy men and women, age 20–40 years. Contact Brahmesh Siva (530) 754-8483 or Kappagoda (916) 762-5791 (pager).

Effect of grape seed extract on blood pressure (Tissa Kappagoda, PI) Subjects given grape seed extract (300 mg or 150 mg) or placebo for one month. Blood pressure measured, one time using a 24-hour recorder. Now recruiting overweight, mildly hypertensive men and women, age 25–50 years. Contact Brahmesh Siva (530) 754-8483 or Kappagoda (916) 762-5791 (pager).

Food Allergy Education Project (Suzanne Teuber, PI) Consists of a questionnaire and interview about living with and managing a food allergy. Now recruiting volunteers with severe food allergy to any food. Compensation provided. Contact Suzanne Teuber at (530) 752-4257.

Food Allergy Sera Bank (Suzanne Teuber, PI) Consists of a questionnaire and small blood draw. Now recruiting volunteers with mild or severe food allergy to peanuts, tree nuts or seeds. Compensation provided. Contact Suzanne Teuber at (530) 752-4257.

Gluten-free diet in autism (Suzanne Teuber, PI) Now recruiting volunteers to participate in a study looking at the effect of a gluten-free diet in children with autism. Study is performed at the UC Davis M.I.N.D. Institute and includes behavioral testing and one small blood draw. Contact Suzanne Teuber at (530) 752-4275.

Type 1 diabetes study (Ishwarlal Jialal / Sridevi Devaraj, PIs) Now recruiting volunteers who are at least 15 years of age, have type 1 diabetes and are on insulin. Compensation provided. Call (916) 734-6592, 734-1316 or 734-6594.

Antioxidants/vitamin study (Ishwarlal Jialal / Sridevi Devaraj, PIs) Now recruiting volunteers who are overweight; have cholesterol problems, high blood sugar or high blood pressure; and not using antioxidant supplements. Compensation provided. Call (916) 734-6592, 734-1316 or 734-6594.

Cholesterol-lowering study (Ishwarlal Jialal / Sridevi Devaraj, PIs) Now recruiting volunteers who are overweight; have cholesterol problems or high blood sugar or high blood pressure; and not using any other cholesterol lowering medications. Compensation provided. Call (916) 734-6592, 734-1316 or 734-6594.

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