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Efficacy Study Testing Herbal Extract on Metabolic Parameters in Subjects With Type 2 Diabetes

This study has been completed.
Information provided by:
Abbott Nutrition Identifier:
First received: July 5, 2007
Last updated: July 29, 2010
Last verified: April 2009
The purpose of the study was to evaluate the effect of an herbal extract on postprandial glycemia following a meal.

Condition Intervention Phase
Type 2 Diabetes Other: herbal extract; root of woody shrub grown in India/Sri-Lanka Phase 2 Phase 3

Study Type: Interventional
Study Design: Allocation: Randomized
Intervention Model: Crossover Assignment
Masking: Double
Primary Purpose: Treatment
Official Title: Effect of Herbal Extract on Metabolic Parameters in Subjects With Type 2 Diabetes

Further study details as provided by Abbott Nutrition:

Primary Outcome Measures:
  • positive AUC for plasma glucose [ Time Frame: 4 hours ]

Secondary Outcome Measures:
  • positive AUC for serum insulin; adjusted peak values for plasma glucose and serum insulin; baseline plasma glucose and serum insulin concentrations; adjusted values for plasma glucose and serum insulin at individual postprandial time points. [ Time Frame: 4 hours ]

Enrollment: 59
Study Start Date: August 2006
Study Completion Date: October 2007
Primary Completion Date: August 2007 (Final data collection date for primary outcome measure)

Ages Eligible for Study:   18 Years to 75 Years   (Adult, Senior)
Sexes Eligible for Study:   All
Accepts Healthy Volunteers:   No

Inclusion Criteria:

  • type 2 diabetes
  • Between 18 and 75 years of age
  • Male or non-pregnant, non-lactating female, at least 6 weeks postpartum
  • If of childbearing potential, is practicing birth control
  • BMI is more than or equal to 18kg/m2 and less than or equal to 35kg/m2
  • If on anti-hyperglycemic, anti-hypertensive, lipid-lowering, or thyroid medications or hormone therapy, has been on constant dosage for at least 3 months prior to screening visit

Exclusion Criteria:

  • Uses insulin for glucose control or has type 1 diabetes
  • History of diabetic ketoacidosis.
  • Current infection; surgery or corticosteroid treatment in the last 3 months or antibiotics in the last 3 weeks.
  • Active malignancy
  • Significant cardiovascular event less than or equal to 6 months prior to screening visit or history of congestive heart failure
  • End state organ failure or status post organ transplant
  • History of renal disease
  • Current hepatic disease
  • History of severe gastroparesis
  • Has a chronic, contagious, infectious disease, such as active tuberculosis, Hepatitis B or C, or HIV
  • Currently taking herbals, dietary supplements, or medications, other than anti-hyperglycemic medications, during the past 4 weeks that could profoundly affect blood glucose
  • Clotting or bleeding disorders
  • Allergic or intolerant to any ingredient found in the study products
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Please refer to this study by its identifier: NCT00499148

United States, Minnesota
Radiant Research
Edina, Minnesota, United States, 55435
United States, Ohio
Radiant Research
Cincinnati, Ohio, United States, 45249
Sponsors and Collaborators
Abbott Nutrition
Study Director: Jennifer A. Williams, MPH Abbott Nutrition
  More Information

Responsible Party: Bobbie Swearengin, Director, Clinical Research Operations, Abbott Nutrition Identifier: NCT00499148     History of Changes
Other Study ID Numbers: BJ82
Study First Received: July 5, 2007
Last Updated: July 29, 2010

Additional relevant MeSH terms:
Diabetes Mellitus
Diabetes Mellitus, Type 2
Glucose Metabolism Disorders
Metabolic Diseases
Endocrine System Diseases processed this record on August 18, 2017