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Magnesium and Vitamin D Supplementation Study

Recruiting Volunteers for a Research Study

Effects of magnesium and vitamin D supplementation on Bone and Cardiovascular health 

Research Objective

Obese or overweight people have a poor vitamin D status. This study will assess whether magnesium supplementation together with vitamin D supplementation improves vitamin D status.

Who is eligible?

  • You should be between ages 30 – 70 years and overweight or obese (BMI > 25 kg/m2). 

What is involved?

You will be asked to take a vitamin D and/or magnesium supplement for 12 weeks and we will measure your vitamin D status and metabolic profile. We will also measure your bone density and body composition with a DXA. 

Study Visits and Compensation
3 study visits, $100 compensation

If you are interested in participating in this study, please contact:
Dr. Deeptha Sukumar
May Cheung

Email: projectvitd@drexel.edu Phone: 267.359.5854

Room 317, 1601 Cherry Street, Philadelphia, PA 19102

For a printable version of the flyer, click here to download.

This research is conducted by a researcher who is a member of Drexel University and is funded by the American Heart Association. 

APPROVED
Human Research Protection
Protocol # 1407002973A015
Approval Date: 01/30/2018
Expiration Date: 12/08/2018