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Water Induced Thermogenesis in Obese Children

This study has been completed.
ClinicalTrials.gov Identifier:
First Posted: November 20, 2008
Last Update Posted: August 7, 2013
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Eden Springs
Information provided by:
Hadassah Medical Organization
November 19, 2008
November 20, 2008
June 21, 2009
November 25, 2009
August 7, 2013
December 2008
March 2009   (Final data collection date for primary outcome measure)
  • Post-drinking Metabolic Rate [ Time Frame: 1 hour ]
    resting metabolic rate after drinking water
  • Baseline Metabolic Rate [ Time Frame: baseline ]
    baseline metabolic rate
resting metabolic rate [ Time Frame: 2 hours ]
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Water Induced Thermogenesis in Obese Children
Water Induced Thermogenesis in Obese Children
Drinking water is largely advocated for obesity prevention and management. Recent studies have suggested that water has a thermogenic effect, this has not been examined in children. In this study, we will measure the resting metabolic rate of 21 obese children before, and during drinking cold (4 degrees centigrade)water for up to 60 minutes.
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Observational Model: Cohort
Time Perspective: Prospective
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Non-Probability Sample
obese children participating in a lifestyle education and weight management program.
Other: Water
Children will drink 10 cc/kg of cold water(4 degrees centigrade)
obese children (body mass index > 95th percentile for age and sex) that will drink cold water
Intervention: Other: Water
Boschmann M, Steiniger J, Hille U, Tank J, Adams F, Sharma AM, Klaus S, Luft FC, Jordan J. Water-induced thermogenesis. J Clin Endocrinol Metab. 2003 Dec;88(12):6015-9.

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March 2009
March 2009   (Final data collection date for primary outcome measure)

Inclusion Criteria:

  • obesity
  • agreement and informed consent

Exclusion Criteria:

  • non-agreement
Sexes Eligible for Study: All
6 Years to 13 Years   (Child)
Contact information is only displayed when the study is recruiting subjects
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Gal Dubnov-Raz, Hadassah Medical Organization
Hadassah Medical Organization
Eden Springs
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Hadassah Medical Organization
November 2008