Weight Loss in Pre-diabetic, Obese Women

This study has been completed.
Information provided by:
Procter and Gamble
ClinicalTrials.gov 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
Dietary Supplement: Low calorie diet
Dietary Supplement: Olestra
Phase 2

Study Type: Interventional
Study Design: Allocation: Randomized
Endpoint Classification: Safety/Efficacy Study
Intervention Model: Parallel Assignment
Masking: Double Blind (Subject, 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 ] [ Designated as safety issue: No ]

Secondary Outcome Measures:
  • Weight maintained [ Time Frame: 6 months ] [ Designated as safety issue: No ]

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
Genders 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 ClinicalTrials.gov 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
ClinicalTrials.gov Identifier: NCT00686816     History of Changes
Other Study ID Numbers: 2008030 
Study First Received: May 27, 2008
Last Updated: October 15, 2009
Health Authority: Russia: Government Scientific and Research Institute of Nutrition of Russian Academy of Medical Sciences

Keywords provided by Procter and Gamble:

Additional relevant MeSH terms:
Prediabetic State
Diabetes Mellitus
Endocrine System Diseases
Glucose Metabolism Disorders
Metabolic Diseases

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