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The Influence of Cessation of Pomegranate Juice Intake on Inflammation and Oxidative Stress Markers and Glucose Control in Diabetic and Non Diabetic Chronic Hemodialysis Patients

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ClinicalTrials.gov Identifier: NCT01033435
Recruitment Status : Completed
First Posted : December 16, 2009
Last Update Posted : August 17, 2011
Information provided by:
Western Galilee Hospital-Nahariya

Brief Summary:

The current study will investigate chronic hemodialysis patients who were treated in our unit with pomegranate juice intake for 1 year - compared to a control group.

Markers will be taken 3 months after cessation of pomegranate juice intake, for inflammation and oxidative stress and Hb A1c.

Condition or disease Intervention/treatment
Inflammation Oxidative Stress Other: No intervention

Study Type : Observational
Actual Enrollment : 49 participants
Observational Model: Case Control
Time Perspective: Prospective
Study Start Date : December 2009
Study Completion Date : August 2011

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MedlinePlus related topics: Dialysis
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Group/Cohort Intervention/treatment
chronic Hemodialysis patients, treated in our unit. Other: No intervention
chronic Hemodialysis patients , No intervention
chronic Hemodialysis patients, treated in our unit.

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Ages Eligible for Study:   18 Years and older   (Adult, Senior)
Sexes Eligible for Study:   All
Accepts Healthy Volunteers:   No
Sampling Method:   Probability Sample
Study Population
chronic Hemodialysis patients, treated in our unit.

Inclusion Criteria:

  • Chronic Hemodialysis patients three months after termination of study which is currently carried out at our unit; which compared patients taking pomegranate juice three times a week for 1 year to a group that received placebo juice.

Exclusion Criteria:

  • Patients who do not currently participate in above mentioned trial

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Western Galilee Hospital
Nahariya, Western Galilee, Israel, 25100
Sponsors and Collaborators
Western Galilee Hospital-Nahariya

Responsible Party: Dr. Ronit Geron, Deputy Head of Department, Nephrology and Hypertension Department, Western Galilee Hospital, Nahariya
ClinicalTrials.gov Identifier: NCT01033435     History of Changes
Other Study ID Numbers: Gron09
First Posted: December 16, 2009    Key Record Dates
Last Update Posted: August 17, 2011
Last Verified: August 2011

Keywords provided by Western Galilee Hospital-Nahariya:
Oxidative stress

Additional relevant MeSH terms:
Pathologic Processes