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Evaluation of a Medical Food for Chronic Wounds

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ClinicalTrials.gov Identifier: NCT00711217
Recruitment Status : Completed
First Posted : July 8, 2008
Last Update Posted : November 2, 2011
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Study Description
Brief Summary:
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 or disease Intervention/treatment Phase
Foot Ulcer, Diabetic Other: Medical Food Other: Drink mix calorically similar to experimental product Phase 3

Study Design

Study Type : Interventional  (Clinical Trial)
Actual Enrollment : 271 participants
Allocation: Randomized
Intervention Model: Parallel Assignment
Masking: Quadruple (Participant, Care Provider, Investigator, Outcomes Assessor)
Primary Purpose: Treatment
Official Title: Evaluation of a Medical Food for Chronic Wounds
Study Start Date : June 2008
Primary Completion Date : December 2010
Study Completion Date : December 2010

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Arms and Interventions

Arm Intervention/treatment
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

Outcome Measures

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

Secondary Outcome Measures :
  1. QOL [ Time Frame: 16 weeks ]
  2. Wound healing measures [ Time Frame: 16 weeks ]
  3. Incidence of complications [ Time Frame: 16 weeks ]
  4. Clinical outcome data [ Time Frame: 16 weeks ]

Eligibility Criteria

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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
Contacts and Locations

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Please refer to this study by its ClinicalTrials.gov identifier (NCT number): NCT00711217

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

Responsible Party: Abbott Nutrition
ClinicalTrials.gov Identifier: NCT00711217     History of Changes
Other Study ID Numbers: BK15
First Posted: July 8, 2008    Key Record Dates
Last Update Posted: November 2, 2011
Last Verified: May 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