Dietetic Efficacy of Mare's Milk for Patients With Chronic Inflammatory Bowel Diseases
Mare's milk consumption could improve the well-being in patients with Crohn's disease and ulcerative colitis, respectively.
|Study Design:||Allocation: Randomized
Endpoint Classification: Efficacy Study
Intervention Model: Crossover Assignment
Masking: Double Blind (Subject, Caregiver, Investigator, Outcomes Assessor)
Primary Purpose: Treatment
|Official Title:||Dietetic Effects of Mare's Milk in Patients With Chronic Inflammatory Bowel Diseases (IBD) - a Double Blind Placebo Controlled Cross-over Study.|
- activity indices (CDAI, CAI) [ Time Frame: 8 Weeks ] [ Designated as safety issue: Yes ]
- parameters of blood, urine, faeces, and parameters recorded by patients (bristol stool scale, visible blood in faeces, abdominal and extraintestinal disorders) [ Time Frame: 8 weeks ] [ Designated as safety issue: Yes ]
|Study Start Date:||July 2000|
|Study Completion Date:||February 2001|
|Primary Completion Date:||February 2001 (Final data collection date for primary outcome measure)|
Other: mare's milk
Background: Dietetic effects of mare's milk have been reported for a long time and can be based on bactericidal and immunological components of mare's milk.
Objective: Dietetic effects of oral intake of mare's milk in adolescent patients with chronic inflammatory bowel diseases were investigated.
Design: In a randomized, placebo-controlled, double-blind, cross-over intervention study, eight Crohn's disease patients and nine ulcerative colitis patients received daily 250 mL mare's milk or placebo drink.
|University of Jena, Institute of Nutrition, Department of Nutritional Physiology|
|Jena, Thuringia, Germany, D-07743|