Nitrate Supplementation and Exercise Tolerance in Patients With Type 2 Diabetes
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|ClinicalTrials.gov Identifier: NCT02804932|
Recruitment Status : Recruiting
First Posted : June 17, 2016
Last Update Posted : March 14, 2018
|Condition or disease||Intervention/treatment|
|Type 2 Diabetes||Dietary Supplement: Super Beets Other: Super Beets Placebo|
|Study Type :||Interventional (Clinical Trial)|
|Estimated Enrollment :||65 participants|
|Intervention Model:||Parallel Assignment|
|Masking:||Double (Participant, Investigator)|
|Primary Purpose:||Basic Science|
|Official Title:||Nitrate Supplementation and Exercise Tolerance in Patients With Type 2 Diabetes|
|Study Start Date :||June 2016|
|Estimated Primary Completion Date :||January 2019|
|Estimated Study Completion Date :||January 2019|
Experimental: Beetroot crystals (nitrate)
Participants will receive a nitrate rich beetroot powder (10g/day) for 8 weeks.
Dietary Supplement: Super Beets
Nitrate rich beetroot powder (10g/day) for 8 weeks
Other Name: Beetroot crystals
Placebo Comparator: Placebo (beetroot powder, no nitrate)
Participants will receive a beetroot powder placebo (no nitrate) for 8 weeks.
Other: Super Beets Placebo
Nitrate deficient beetroot powder (10g/day) for 8 weeks
Other Name: Beetroot crystals no nitrate
- Change in exercise capacity [ Time Frame: Pre and post 8 weeks of dietary nitrate supplementation ]A 12-lead ECG, symptom limited cardiopulmonary exercise testing with gas exchange measurements will be performed on a cycle ergometer using a ramp protocol to determine peak aerobic capacity (VO2peak) and exercise efficiency.
- Change in skeletal muscle perfusion during exercise [ Time Frame: Pre and post 8 weeks of dietary nitrate supplementation ]Forearm blood flow will be determined using Doppler ultrasound during rhythmic forearm exercise
- Change in skeletal muscle mitochondrial function [ Time Frame: Pre and post 8 weeks of dietary nitrate supplementation ]Muscle biopsies will be obtained from the vastus lateralis using a Bergstrom needle with suction under local anesthesia, which will yield ~200-250mg of tissue. Mitochondrial function will be assessed as follows: Fiber bundles will be chemically permeabilized with saponin and mitochondrial respiration will be analyzed by in situ high-resolution respirometry at 37°.
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|Contact: Darren P Casey, PhDfirstname.lastname@example.org|
|United States, Iowa|
|University of Iowa||Recruiting|
|Iowa City, Iowa, United States, 52242|
|Principal Investigator:||Darren P Casey, PhD||University of Iowa|