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Pre-ESRD Syndrome in High Risk African Americans

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ClinicalTrials.gov Identifier: NCT00224939
Recruitment Status : Terminated (Only apx 1/3 of enrolled subjects (signed consent) participated. Futility analysis to show primary endpoint)
First Posted : September 23, 2005
Last Update Posted : January 14, 2010
Sponsor:
Information provided by:
National Institute of Diabetes and Digestive and Kidney Diseases (NIDDK)

Brief Summary:
Evaluation of the dipping status of blood pressure (wether blood pressure decreases at night) and renal functional reserve and wether non-dippers (those whose blood pressure does not decrease at night) can be modulated to dippers with potassium treatment.

Condition or disease Intervention/treatment Phase
Blood Pressure Drug: Potassium Chloride Not Applicable

Detailed Description:
Evaluation of the dipping status of blood pressure (wether blood pressure decreases at night) and renal functional reserve and wether non-dippers (those whose blood pressure does not decrease at night) can be modulated to dippers with potassium treatment.

Study Type : Interventional  (Clinical Trial)
Estimated Enrollment : 144 participants
Allocation: Randomized
Intervention Model: Parallel Assignment
Masking: Double
Primary Purpose: Prevention
Official Title: Pre-ESRD Syndrome in High Risk African American Young Adults
Study Start Date : July 2002
Actual Study Completion Date : December 2006

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Ages Eligible for Study:   18 Years to 35 Years   (Adult)
Sexes Eligible for Study:   All
Accepts Healthy Volunteers:   Yes
Criteria

Inclusion Criteria: 18-35, healthy volunteers, African American

Exclusion Criteria: Active medical conditions, prescription drug therapy other than birth control


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Locations
United States, Virginia
Virginia Commonwealth University
Richmond, Virginia, United States, 23298
Sponsors and Collaborators
National Institute of Diabetes and Digestive and Kidney Diseases (NIDDK)
Investigators
Principal Investigator: Elizabeth B Ripley, MD Virginia Commonwealth University

ClinicalTrials.gov Identifier: NCT00224939     History of Changes
Other Study ID Numbers: DK 62714 (terminated)
First Posted: September 23, 2005    Key Record Dates
Last Update Posted: January 14, 2010
Last Verified: January 2010