Principal Investigator: Kelly Baron
Keywords: sleep , circadian rhythm , metabolism , healthy participants , cardiovascular , cardiometabolic , neurobehavioral Department: DFPM-ADMINISTRATION
IRB Number: 00117438
Specialty: Sleep Medicine
Sub Specialties:
Recruitment Status: Recruiting

Contact Information

Andy Rivera
ANDY.RIVERA@UTAH.EDU
8015850904

Simple Summary

The Behavioral Sleep Medicine Laboratory at University of Utah Health is currently enrolling healthy men and women for a study on sleep and the role of circadian rhythm in cardiovascular disease. Outpatient visits only, no overnights. Participants will be compensated for their time.

Inclusion Criteria

Demonstrate habitual sleep onset time between 11:00 pm-3:00 am on actigraphy; able to read and write in English; BMI 25-39.9 (overweight, class one obesity, or class two obesity)

Exclusion Criteria

1) High risk or presence of sleep disorders (obstructive sleep apnea (OSA), restless legs syndrome, or insomnia) as assessed by the questionnaires and overnight OSA screening; 2) Diagnosed with diabetes or HbA1c>7 at screening or taking medications known to affect glucose; 3) History of cognitive or neurological disorders; 4) Presence of major psychiatric disorders, current alcohol or substance abuse as determined by screening questionnaires or self-report; 5) Unstable or serious medical illness; 6) Overnight shift work or travel over 2 time zones in the past 2 months; 7) Use of hypnotic, stimulant or medications know to affect melatonin concentrations such as beta blockers, daily NSAIDs or antidepressants; 8) Current smoking; 9) Daily caffeine intake >300 mg; 10) Pregnant or lactating; 11) Currently on a restrictive of special diet. 

Participant Reimbursement

Up to $800