Be-HealthY: Behavioral Risk Factors for Poor Vascular Health in Youth

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    Recruiting
  • days left to enroll
    36
  • participants needed
    60
  • sponsor
    Johns Hopkins University
Updated on 3 April 2021
cardiovascular disease
hypertension
stiffness
actigraphy
raised blood pressure

Summary

The investigators aim to determine the association of dietary intake on cardiovascular disease risk factors among children with overweight and obesity who are being evaluated for elevated blood pressure.

The investigators will also investigate for predictors of vascular function and determine if predictors vary by level of sodium intake.

Description

This research is being done to determine if the food or salt eaten can cause arteries to be stiffer and/or not work as well and if it can impact blood pressure over a 24-hour period of time. The investigators also want to determine if there are any risk factors or blood tests that can predict how stiff arteries are or how well arteries function. The investigators hope that the information from this study will help the investigators prevent blood pressure-related cardiovascular disease in children. This knowledge could help shape future guidelines on how to best prevent and treat high blood pressure and heart disease in children.

Details
Condition Vascular Diseases, Vascular Diseases, Hypertension, High Blood Pressure (Hypertension), High Blood Pressure (Hypertension - Pediatric), Diabetes and Hypertension, Prehypertension, Sleep, Diabetes and Hypertension, High Blood Pressure (Hypertension), High Blood Pressure (Hypertension - Pediatric), Endothelial Dysfunction, Overweight and Obesity, Vascular Stiffness, Elevated Blood Pressure, raised blood pressure, increase blood pressure, high blood pressure, arterial hypertension
Treatment Actigraphy, Cardiovascular Assessments, Laboratory assessments, Emotional/Behavioral Assessments
Clinical Study IdentifierNCT03934398
SponsorJohns Hopkins University
Last Modified on3 April 2021

Eligibility

Yes No Not Sure

Inclusion Criteria

Overweight or obese
Elevated blood pressure
Referred to the ReNEW Clinic at Johns Hopkins University for evaluation and treatment of elevated blood pressure

Exclusion Criteria

The only children who will not be eligible for inclusion in this study are those who are non-English speaking
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