“The Diurnal Rhythm in Natriuretic Peptide Levels”
The purpose of the study to assess the diurnal rhythm in natriuretic peptide levels and its temporal relationship with nocturnal blood pressure in obese and African-American individuals as compared with lean and white individuals.
standardized Study Diet
Standardized diet consisted with eucaloric meals with 4.5 gm of sodium per day for 5 days.
The Diurnal Rhythm in Natriuretic Peptide Levels and Relationship With Nocturnal Blood Pressure