Stress, Psychological clinical trials at UC Irvine
2 in progress, 1 open to eligible people
open to eligible females ages 18-40
This study seeks to understand how a mother's emotional state in pregnancy influences her biological response to food intake.
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This study will investigate how maternal emotional state following a controlled stress exposure in pregnancy influences blood glucose and insulin levels after eating a standardized meal, and whether the effects of emotional state on blood glucose and insulin is different after eating a healthy meal (low GI) compared to a less healthy meal (high GI).