Study Purpose: High uric acid in the blood increases the risk of gout, kidney and heart disease. This study investigates whether each individual responds to sugar-sweetened beverages differently, due to their differing ethnicities and genetic backgrounds.
Study Purpose: To evaluate a new painless/non-invasive technique to study fatty liver disease. Recruiting: 18 - 70 year olds with fatty liver disease. What You'll Do Participants will volunteer for 2 days. Two non-invasive tests will be conducted to evaluate a known...
The UNC Nutrition Research Institute seeks to determine the effect of pregnancy complications in African American mothers on the disease risk of their children. Examples of pregnancy complications include high blood sugar, high blood pressure and preeclampsia.