Preventing Impaired Metabolism and the Loss of Muscle Function in Hospitalized Older Adults
A new study on the effect of metformin on muscle loss and function during 5-days bed rest.
Who is eligible?
Adults 60 years and older in overall good health. Eligible participants will be compensated for their time.
What is good health?
Someone who exercises regularly and does not have one or more of the following conditions can be considered to be in good health.
- History of cardiovascular, respiratory, kidney, vascular or liver disease
- Uncontrolled hypo/hyperthyroidism or uncontrolled hypertension
- History of Deep Vein Thrombosis (DVT)
- Cancer or history of successfully treated cancer (less than 1 year) other than basal cell carcinoma
- HIV or hepatitis B or C