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Evaluation of Intestinal Permeability and Chronic Inflammation in Patients with Type 2 Diabetes and Obesity Compared to Healthy Lean Controls

Study category: Diabetes & Hormone Disorders

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Patients will complete two visits- a screening visit and a testing visit. Both visits include blood draws and the testing visit includes blood draws and frequent urine samples. Patients will also be asked to provide a stool sample after screening.




Patients must be between the ages of 18-45 years old. Lean controls must NOT have a diagnosis of diabetes and should have a Body mass index (BMI) of 18-25 kg/m2 . Patients with Type 2 diabetes must not be taking any other anti-diabetes medications other than metformin and should have a BMI of 28-38 kg/m2

Detailed Eligibility: N/A


Pilot - A pilot Study is used to obtain information, and work out the logistics and management, deemed necessary for further Research Studies.

Type of Study



Outpatient CTRC
University of Colorado Hospital

Principal Investigator
Joseph Onyiah

Joseph Onyiah

Study ID

Protocol Number: 20-2179

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