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Ketogenic Diet for Ketogenic Diet

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Waitlist Available
Led By Sibylle Kranz, PhD RDN FTOS
Research Sponsored by University of Virginia
Eligibility Criteria Checklist
Specific guidelines that determine who can or cannot participate in a clinical trial
Must have
Residing in the greater Charlottesville/Albemarle area for >6 months out of the last year
Normal kidney function at baseline, eGFR ≥60 ml/min/1.73m2 and UACR <30 mg/g at screening
Timeline
Screening 3 weeks
Treatment Varies
Follow Up day 0 and day 15 of the intervention
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Study Summary

This trial will study the effects of a ketogenic diet on kidney function in young, overweight adults.

Eligible Conditions
  • Ketogenic Diet
  • Kidney Injury

Eligibility Criteria

Inclusion Criteria

You may be eligible if you check “Yes” for the criteria below

Timeline

Screening ~ 3 weeks
Treatment ~ Varies
Follow Up ~day 0 and day 15 of the intervention
This trial's timeline: 3 weeks for screening, Varies for treatment, and day 0 and day 15 of the intervention for reporting.

Treatment Details

Study Objectives

Outcome measures can provide a clearer picture of what you can expect from a treatment.
Primary outcome measures
Within-person change in UACR comparing Day 15 to pre-intervention
Secondary outcome measures
Within-person change in eGFR-Cr comparing Day 15 to pre-intervention
Within-person change in eGFR-Cr-and-Cystatin comparing Day 15 to pre-intervention
Within-person change in eGFR-Cystatin comparing Day 15 to pre-intervention
+2 more
Other outcome measures
Within person change in microbiome composition by 16s rRNA sequencing comparing Day 15 to pre-intervention
Within person change in urine metabolites comparing Day 15 to pre-intervention
Within-person change in MCP-1 comparing Day 15 to pre-intervention

Trial Design

1Treatment groups
Experimental Treatment
Group I: Ketogenic DietExperimental Treatment1 Intervention
Subjects will be provided with foods following a ketogenic diet for 15 consecutive days.
Treatment
First Studied
Drug Approval Stage
How many patients have taken this drug
Ketogenic Diet
2016
Completed Phase 2
~460

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Who is running the clinical trial?

University of VirginiaLead Sponsor
753 Previous Clinical Trials
1,245,029 Total Patients Enrolled
Sibylle Kranz, PhD RDN FTOSPrincipal InvestigatorUniversity of Virginia

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~2 spots leftby Apr 2025