Volunteers should be adults, with high glucose levels (110-128 mg/dL) and fulfilling at least two of the following requirements:
– Abdominal diameter: ≥ 80 cm in women and ≥ 94 cm in men
– Triglycerides: 150-195 mg/dL
– HDL-cholesterol: ≤ 40 mg/dL in women and ≤ 50 mg/dL in men
– Blood pressure: systolic pressure ≥ 130 mmHg; diastolic pressure ≥ 85 mm Hg.
They cannot be taking any drug related to these parameters.
For more information, please contact with Jara Pérez Jiménez, Departamento de Metabolismo y Nutrición, ICTAN-CSIC. Tlf 91 549 23 00 ext. 231406. E-mail: jara.perezlocalhost
Study approved by the Ethical Committee of Clinical Research, Puerta de Hierro-Majadahonda Hospital and by CSIC Bioethics Subcommittee. Funded by the Spanish Ministry of Economy and Competitiveness (Ref. AGL2014-55102-JIN). At he end of the study, the volunteers will receive an economic compensation.