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Does Green Tea Affect Postprandial Glucose, Insulin and Satiety in Healthy Subjects

This study has been completed.
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Skane University Hospital Identifier:
First received: March 11, 2010
Last updated: NA
Last verified: December 2009
History: No changes posted

Green tea consumption could lower the risk of type II diabetes, as suggested by epidemiological studies. There is also evidence from intervention studies that green tea can decrease blood glucose levels and contribute to weight loss.

The aim with this study is therefore to examine the postprandial effects of green tea on glycemic index, insulin levels and satiety in healthy individuals after the consumption of a meal.

Diabetes Type 2 Obesity

Study Type: Observational
Study Design: Observational Model: Case-Crossover
Time Perspective: Cross-Sectional

Further study details as provided by Skane University Hospital:

Primary Outcome Measures:
  • Postprandial glucose and insulin

Secondary Outcome Measures:
  • Postprandial satiety

Enrollment: 14
Study Start Date: December 2009
Study Completion Date: February 2010
Detailed Description:
The study was conducted on 14 healthy volunteers, with a crossover design. Participants were randomized to either green tea or water. This was consumed together with a breakfast consisting of white bread. Blood samples were drawn at 0, 15, 30, 45, 60, 90 and 120 minutes. Participants completed two different satiety scores at the same time intervals.

Ages Eligible for Study:   18 Years and older   (Adult, Senior)
Sexes Eligible for Study:   All
Accepts Healthy Volunteers:   Yes
Sampling Method:   Non-Probability Sample
Study Population
14 healthy volunteers

Inclusion Criteria:

  • Healthy subjects

Exclusion Criteria:

  • Diabetes
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Please refer to this study by its identifier: NCT01086189

Skane University Hospital
Malmo, Skane, Sweden, 205 02
Sponsors and Collaborators
Skane University Hospital
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Publications automatically indexed to this study by Identifier (NCT Number): Identifier: NCT01086189     History of Changes
Other Study ID Numbers: 2009/66
Study First Received: March 11, 2010
Last Updated: March 11, 2010

Additional relevant MeSH terms:
Diabetes Mellitus, Type 2
Diabetes Mellitus
Glucose Metabolism Disorders
Metabolic Diseases
Endocrine System Diseases processed this record on August 18, 2017