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Evaluation of a Medical Food for Chronic Wounds

This study has been completed.
Information provided by (Responsible Party):
Abbott Nutrition Identifier:
First received: June 23, 2008
Last updated: November 1, 2011
Last verified: May 2011
The study objective is to compare outcomes in subjects with a diabetic foot ulcer after 16 weeks of consuming a medical food versus a calorically similar control drink.

Condition Intervention Phase
Foot Ulcer, Diabetic Other: Medical Food Other: Drink mix calorically similar to experimental product Phase 3

Study Type: Interventional
Study Design: Allocation: Randomized
Intervention Model: Parallel Assignment
Masking: Double Blind (Participant, Care Provider, Investigator, Outcomes Assessor)
Primary Purpose: Treatment
Official Title: Evaluation of a Medical Food for Chronic Wounds

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Further study details as provided by Abbott Nutrition:

Primary Outcome Measures:
  • Wound healing [ Time Frame: 16 weeks ]

Secondary Outcome Measures:
  • QOL [ Time Frame: 16 weeks ]
  • Wound healing measures [ Time Frame: 16 weeks ]
  • Incidence of complications [ Time Frame: 16 weeks ]
  • Clinical outcome data [ Time Frame: 16 weeks ]

Enrollment: 271
Study Start Date: June 2008
Study Completion Date: December 2010
Primary Completion Date: December 2010 (Final data collection date for primary outcome measure)
Arms Assigned Interventions
Experimental: #1 Medical food Other: Medical Food
twice daily
Other Name: AN0806A
Placebo Comparator: #2 Control Other: Drink mix calorically similar to experimental product
twice daily
Other Name: AN0806B


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

Inclusion Criteria:

  • non-pregnant
  • diabetic
  • neuropathic foot ulcer
  • ABI> 0.7

Exclusion Criteria:

  • uncontrolled DM
  • collagen vascular disease or autoimmune disease
  • wound infection; recent therapies with steroids
  • growth factor or bioengineered tissue
  • radiation therapy
  • treatment with antibiotics within 1 week, Charcot's arthropathy of the foot
  • active malignancy
  • renal function impairment
  • liver failure
  • planned surgery
  • myocardial infarction within 3 months
  • malnutrition
  • substance abuse
  • taking conflicting oral nutritional supplements
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Please refer to this study by its identifier: NCT00711217

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Sponsors and Collaborators
Abbott Nutrition
Study Director: Anne Voss, PhD, RD Abbott Nutrition
  More Information

Responsible Party: Abbott Nutrition Identifier: NCT00711217     History of Changes
Other Study ID Numbers: BK15
Study First Received: June 23, 2008
Last Updated: November 1, 2011

Additional relevant MeSH terms:
Foot Ulcer
Diabetic Foot
Foot Diseases
Skin Diseases
Leg Ulcer
Skin Ulcer
Diabetic Angiopathies
Vascular Diseases
Cardiovascular Diseases
Diabetes Complications
Diabetes Mellitus
Endocrine System Diseases
Diabetic Neuropathies processed this record on July 24, 2017