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Weight Loss in Pre-diabetic, Obese Women

This study has been completed.
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Procter and Gamble Identifier:
First received: May 27, 2008
Last updated: October 15, 2009
Last verified: October 2009
This is a six (6) month, single center, randomized, double-blind, parallel, controlled-feeding weight-loss study comparing two dietary groups (triglyceride and olestra) in pre-diabetic obese women.

Condition Intervention Phase
Obesity Dietary Supplement: Low calorie diet Dietary Supplement: Olestra Phase 2

Study Type: Interventional
Study Design: Allocation: Randomized
Intervention Model: Parallel Assignment
Masking: Double (Participant, Investigator)
Primary Purpose: Treatment
Official Title: A Study Among Pre-diabetic, Obese Women to Evaluate the Weight Loss Effects of a Non-Digestible Fat Substitute

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Further study details as provided by Procter and Gamble:

Primary Outcome Measures:
  • weight loss [ Time Frame: 3 months ]

Secondary Outcome Measures:
  • Weight maintained [ Time Frame: 6 months ]

Enrollment: 80
Study Start Date: July 2008
Study Completion Date: February 2009
Primary Completion Date: February 2009 (Final data collection date for primary outcome measure)
Arms Assigned Interventions
Placebo Comparator: 1 Dietary Supplement: Low calorie diet
low calorie diet
Experimental: 2 Dietary Supplement: Olestra
low calorie Olestra diet


Ages Eligible for Study:   21 Years to 55 Years   (Adult)
Sexes Eligible for Study:   Female
Accepts Healthy Volunteers:   No

Inclusion Criteria:

  • Premenopausal
  • BMI 30-45 kg/meter squared
  • waist circumference greater than 88 cm
  • blood glucose level 5.8-6.9 mmol/l

Exclusion Criteria:

  • Pre-diabetic
  • pregnant
  • nursing
  • food preferences not compatible with the study diet
  • allergies or food sensitivities with any of the study diet
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Please refer to this study by its identifier: NCT00686816

Russian Federation
Vasily Isakov, MD
Moscow, Russian Federation, 109240
Sponsors and Collaborators
Procter and Gamble
Principal Investigator: Vasily Isakov, MD Russian Institue of Nutrition
  More Information

Responsible Party: Muhammad Rehman, MD, Procter & Gamble Identifier: NCT00686816     History of Changes
Other Study ID Numbers: 2008030
Study First Received: May 27, 2008
Last Updated: October 15, 2009

Keywords provided by Procter and Gamble:

Additional relevant MeSH terms:
Weight Loss
Prediabetic State
Body Weight Changes
Body Weight
Signs and Symptoms
Diabetes Mellitus
Glucose Metabolism Disorders
Metabolic Diseases
Endocrine System Diseases
Sucrose polyester
Anticholesteremic Agents
Hypolipidemic Agents
Molecular Mechanisms of Pharmacological Action
Lipid Regulating Agents processed this record on August 21, 2017