Water Deprivation Protocol
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|ClinicalTrials.gov Identifier: NCT01224704|
Recruitment Status : Recruiting
First Posted : October 20, 2010
Last Update Posted : March 21, 2018
|First Submitted Date||October 19, 2010|
|First Posted Date||October 20, 2010|
|Last Update Posted Date||March 21, 2018|
|Study Start Date||October 19, 2010|
|Primary Completion Date||Not Provided|
|Current Primary Outcome Measures
||Measurement of how much water lean and obese volunteers drink after a water deprivation and hypertonic saline infusion|
|Original Primary Outcome Measures||Not Provided|
|Change History||Complete list of historical versions of study NCT01224704 on ClinicalTrials.gov Archive Site|
|Current Secondary Outcome Measures
|Original Secondary Outcome Measures||Not Provided|
|Current Other Outcome Measures||Not Provided|
|Original Other Outcome Measures||Not Provided|
|Brief Title||Water Deprivation Protocol|
|Official Title||Assessment of Thirst and Role of Water/Electrolytes Homeostasis During Water Deprivation in Obesity|
- One area in which obese and lean individuals may be different is how their bodies handle water balance and thirst. Studies done in animals suggest that individuals with greater body fat may tolerate periods without water better than lean animals. Other research has found a link between the ability to tolerate periods without water and increased body weight. Researchers are interested in studying whether the ability to tolerate periods without water and ability to feel thirst might differ in lean versus obese individuals.
- To evaluate the effects of water deprivation and feelings of thirst in lean and obese individuals.
- Healthy individuals at least 18 years of age who are either lean (body mass index less than 26 kg/m(2)) or obese (body mass index at least 35 kg/m(2)).
The percentage of people with overweight / obesity in the United States has reached very high levels, with 65% of adults over the age of 20 being overweight. Recently, there have been a number of advances in our understanding of the underlying causes of obesity, including greater understanding of both the effects of the environment and effects that are hereditary (i.e., genetic).
One area in which obese versus lean individuals may be different is how their bodies handle water balance and thirst. Studies done in animals suggest that individuals with greater body fat may tolerate periods without water better than lean animals. Thus, at least in animals, others have found a link between ability to tolerate periods without water and increased body weight.
We are studying whether the ability to tolerate periods without water and ability to feel thirst might differ in lean versus obese individuals. To do so, we will ask lean and obese individuals to undergo tests that include a period of approximately 24 hours without drinking any water, and on a separate day a shorter period of an intravenous high salt solution infusion. We will be looking at how the ability to withstand thirst (dehydration), subsequent water intake (rehydration), changes in hormone levels during these periods, and behavioral and physiological responses to thirst and rehydration differ in lean versus obese individuals. We hope that the data gathered from this study will give us more information about important differences in how water balance is regulated in lean versus obese individuals. Understanding these questions may provide new insights into differences between lean and obese individuals.
|Study Design||Time Perspective: Prospective|
|Target Follow-Up Duration||Not Provided|
|Sampling Method||Not Provided|
|Study Population||Not Provided|
|Study Groups/Cohorts||Not Provided|
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|Original Estimated Enrollment
|Study Completion Date||Not Provided|
|Primary Completion Date||Not Provided|
History or Clinical Manifestation of:
|Ages||18 Years to 50 Years (Adult)|
|Accepts Healthy Volunteers||Yes|
|Listed Location Countries||United States|
|Removed Location Countries|
|Other Study ID Numbers||999911008
|Has Data Monitoring Committee||Not Provided|
|U.S. FDA-regulated Product||Not Provided|
|IPD Sharing Statement||Not Provided|
|Responsible Party||National Institutes of Health Clinical Center (CC) ( National Institute of Diabetes and Digestive and Kidney Diseases (NIDDK) )|
|Study Sponsor||National Institute of Diabetes and Digestive and Kidney Diseases (NIDDK)|
|PRS Account||National Institutes of Health Clinical Center (CC)|
|Verification Date||March 14, 2018|