Shift Work, Heredity, Insulin, and Food Timing Study

Description

The purpose of this study is to determine whether night time eating that coincides with elevated endogenous melatonin impairs glucose tolerance, particularly in carriers of the MTNR1B risk allele.

Study Start Date

January, 01 2017

Estimated Completion Date

June 2021

Interventions

No interventions cited

Study ID

Massachusetts General Hospital -- 2016P000651

Status

Recruiting

Trial ID

NCT02997319

Study Type

Observational

Trial Phase

N/A

Enrollment Quota

1000

Sponsor

Massachusetts General Hospital

Inclusion Criteria

  • Male or non-pregnant female
  • 18-60 years
  • Caucasian
  • Currently employed (night shift workers and day workers)
  • Able and willing to give consent relevant to genetic investigation

Exclusion Criteria

  • Currently taking any medications for the treatment of diabetes
  • Currently taking medications known to affect glycemic parameters, such as glucocorticoids, growth hormone or fluoroquinolones
  • Pregnant, nursing or at risk of becoming pregnant
  • Chronic renal failure, hepatic diseases, or cancer diagnoses
  • Bulimia diagnosis, prone to binge eating
  • Chronic renal failure, hepatic diseases, or cancer diagnoses
  • Eating disorder diagnosis such as anorexia, binge eating, or bulimia
  • With psychiatric illness, such as schizophrenia or bipolar affective disorder
  • Blind
  • History of bariatric surgery

Gender

All

Ages

18 Years to 60 Years

Accepts Healthy Volunteers

Accepts Healthy Volunteers

Study Locations and Contact Information (4)

Study Location Distance Name Phone Email
Massachusetts General Hospital - Boston, Massachusetts 2.8 miles Hassan S Dashti PhD RD 617-643-7167 SHIFTStudy@partners.org
Massachusetts General Hospital - Boston, Massachusetts 2.8 miles Hassan S Dashti PhD RD 617-643-7167 SHIFTStudy@partners.org
Massachusetts General Hospital - Boston, Massachusetts 2.8 miles Hassan S Dashti PhD RD 617-643-7167 SHIFTStudy@partners.org
Massachusetts General Hospital - Boston, Massachusetts 2.8 miles Hassan S Dashti PhD RD 617-643-7167 SHIFTStudy@partners.org

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