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Effect of Feeding Frequency on Glucose and Insulin Metabolism and Substrate Partitioning

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ClinicalTrials.gov Identifier: NCT01034293
Recruitment Status : Completed
First Posted : December 17, 2009
Last Update Posted : July 23, 2010
Sponsor:
Collaborator:
Nederlandse Zuivel Organisatie
Information provided by:
Maastricht University Medical Center

Brief Summary:
The purpose of this study is to determine the effect of feeding frequency on glucose and insulin metabolism and substrate partitioning.

Condition or disease Intervention/treatment Phase
Insulin Glucose Metabolism Dietary Supplement: low feeding frequency (3x) Dietary Supplement: High feeding frequency (14x) Not Applicable

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Study Type : Interventional  (Clinical Trial)
Actual Enrollment : 14 participants
Allocation: Randomized
Intervention Model: Crossover Assignment
Masking: None (Open Label)
Primary Purpose: Prevention
Official Title: Effect of Feeding Frequency on Glucose and Insulin Metabolism and Substrate Partitioning
Study Start Date : October 2009
Actual Primary Completion Date : March 2010
Actual Study Completion Date : June 2010

Arm Intervention/treatment
Experimental: low feeding frequency (3x) Dietary Supplement: low feeding frequency (3x)
3 meals a day

Experimental: High feeding frequency (14x) Dietary Supplement: High feeding frequency (14x)
14 meals a day




Primary Outcome Measures :
  1. Glucose and insulin metabolism [ Time Frame: 24 h ]

Secondary Outcome Measures :
  1. Substrate partitioning and metabolic markers [ Time Frame: 24 h ]


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Ages Eligible for Study:   18 Years to 35 Years   (Adult)
Sexes Eligible for Study:   Male
Accepts Healthy Volunteers:   Yes
Criteria

Inclusion Criteria:

  • BMI: 18.5-25 kg/m2 (lean)
  • Gender: Male
  • Age: subjects has to be older than 18 and including 35 years old
  • Caucasian

Exclusion Criteria:

  • Metabolic abnormalities such as:

    1. Lactose intolerant
    2. Diabetes Mellitus
    3. Hypertension
    4. Hypotension
    5. Cardiovascular diseases
    6. Asthma and other obstructive pulmonary diseases
    7. Elevated fasting blood glucose level

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Please refer to this study by its ClinicalTrials.gov identifier (NCT number): NCT01034293


Locations
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Netherlands
University of Maastricht
Maastricht, Limburg, Netherlands, 6229 ER
Sponsors and Collaborators
Maastricht University Medical Center
Nederlandse Zuivel Organisatie
Investigators
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Principal Investigator: WHM Saris, Prof. Dr. Maastricht University
Publications automatically indexed to this study by ClinicalTrials.gov Identifier (NCT Number):
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Responsible Party: Prof. dr. WHM Saris, University of Maastricht
ClinicalTrials.gov Identifier: NCT01034293    
Other Study ID Numbers: MEC 09-3-032
First Posted: December 17, 2009    Key Record Dates
Last Update Posted: July 23, 2010
Last Verified: July 2010
Keywords provided by Maastricht University Medical Center:
feeding frequency
insulin metabolism
glucose metabolism
substrate partitioning