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Med Diet Prevention Metabolic Syndrome Men Undergoing Androgen Deprivation Therapy Prostate Cancer

This study has been completed.
ClinicalTrials.gov Identifier:
First Posted: March 10, 2010
Last Update Posted: July 23, 2015
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The Miriam Hospital
Information provided by (Responsible Party):
Dr Anthony Mega, Brown University
The purpose of this study is to assess for changes in a patient's overall energy level and well-being (quality of life) after 8 weeks of dietary intervention.

Condition Intervention
Prostate Cancer Dietary Supplement: Olive Oil

Study Type: Interventional
Study Design: Intervention Model: Single Group Assignment
Masking: None (Open Label)
Primary Purpose: Prevention
Official Title: Eight Week Plant-based Mediterranean Diet as Prevention of Metabolic Syndrome in Men Undergoing Androgen Deprivation Therapy for Prostate Cancer: A BrUOG Pilot Study

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Further study details as provided by Dr Anthony Mega, Brown University:

Primary Outcome Measures:
  • Changes in the Blood Chemistry (Fasting Triglycerides) After 8 Weeks of Following a Mediterranean Diet [ Time Frame: eight weeks ]
    Based on overall percentage change at baseline versus post diet

Secondary Outcome Measures:
  • To Assess Changes in the Body After 8 Weeks of Following a Mediterranean Diet [ Time Frame: 8 weeks ]
    Post diet waist circumference

Enrollment: 21
Study Start Date: February 2009
Study Completion Date: August 2012
Primary Completion Date: September 2010 (Final data collection date for primary outcome measure)
Arms Assigned Interventions
Experimental: Olive Oil
At least 3 tablespoons of olive oil each day
Dietary Supplement: Olive Oil
Minimum of 3 tablespoon of olive oil per day

Detailed Description:
Primary Objective: To assess for changes in the following measurements after 8 weeks of following a Mediterranean diet-- LDL, HDL, TG, FBS, creatinine, serum testosterone, triglycerides, serum insulin, CRP, 1bs, Waist circumference, blood pressure, body weight

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

Inclusion Criteria:

  • Histologically documented carcinoma of the prostate
  • On treatment with androgen deprivation therapy for at least 3 months
  • Required laboratory values:
  • Serum creatinine less than 2.5
  • Triglycerides <300
  • Fasting glucose < 126
  • Testosterone level <50

Exclusion Criteria:

  • No diabetes mellitus (Type 1 or 2)
  • No renal failure (Serum creatinine > 2.5)
  • No active cardiac disease -no history of myocardial infarction/stroke within the last 12 months, no recurrent unstable angina, uncontrolled/unstable arrhythmias, uncontrolled hypertension (systolic blood pressure >160, diastolic blood pressure >100)
  • No severe peripheral vascular disease
  • No commencement of lipid lowering agent within 8 weeks of enrollment the study or change in dose throughout the study
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Please refer to this study by its ClinicalTrials.gov identifier (NCT number): NCT01083771

United States, Rhode Island
Miriam Hospital
Providence, Rhode Island, United States, 02906
Sponsors and Collaborators
Dr Anthony Mega
The Miriam Hospital
Principal Investigator: Anthony Mega, MD The Miriam Hospital
  More Information

Responsible Party: Dr Anthony Mega, Principal Investigator, Brown University
ClinicalTrials.gov Identifier: NCT01083771     History of Changes
Other Study ID Numbers: BrUOG-MED/PROS-219
First Submitted: March 9, 2010
First Posted: March 10, 2010
Results First Submitted: June 9, 2015
Results First Posted: July 23, 2015
Last Update Posted: July 23, 2015
Last Verified: July 2015

Additional relevant MeSH terms:
Prostatic Neoplasms
Metabolic Syndrome X
Genital Neoplasms, Male
Urogenital Neoplasms
Neoplasms by Site
Genital Diseases, Male
Prostatic Diseases
Insulin Resistance
Glucose Metabolism Disorders
Metabolic Diseases
Hormones, Hormone Substitutes, and Hormone Antagonists
Physiological Effects of Drugs