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ob0001p28 | (1) | UKCO2019

Use of an ECAL indirect calorimeter measuring resting metabolic rate and fat burning capacity in a lifestyle medicine clinic for adults with diabetes, pre-diabetes and unwanted obesity

Beckers Sue

The ECAL indirect calorimeter is a simple and portable near testing device in use for 18 months in a GP surgery and the private Good Mood and Food Clinic in West Dorset. The test requires 4 hours of a water fast with no caffeine followed by a 5 minute breath test through a plastic tube using a nose clip while the client is reclining. Results are immediately accessible for discussion with the client and include resting metabolic rate, mitochondrial function and an indication of...