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CELO (Obesity)

The CELO (Cold Exposure to Lean and Obese Subjects) study are looking for male and female volunteers aged between 18 and 40 years of age who are not taking any regular medications to assist with their research. This study is testing how brown fat (a special type of fat in our body which generates heat) activation is controlled. Participation will involve attending the Royal Infirmary of Edinburgh on two occasions (the first for 40 minutes and the second for 5 hours). Volunteers will be compensated for their time.

If you are interested in this study or for more information, please email studies@registerforshare.org or call 01382 383235/383431.

To check your eligibility for this study please complete the short questionnaire below. If you wish to take part, please ensure that you register with SHARE on completion so that we can contact you.

CELO Survey

1 . * Do you live in the Lothian area?
2 . * Are you aged between 18 and 40?
3 . * Would you consider yourself obese (BMI > 30kg/m2)?
4 . * Are you taking any regular medications for ongoing illnesses?