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Effects of a Dietary Supplement Containing L-Arabinose and Trivalent Patented Food-source of Chromium on Blood Glucose and Insulin (L-Arabinose)

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ClinicalTrials.gov Identifier: NCT01107431
Recruitment Status : Completed
First Posted : April 21, 2010
Last Update Posted : May 13, 2011
Sponsor:
Information provided by:
Integrative Health Technologies, Inc.

Brief Summary:
This study was designed to examine changes in capillary blood glucose and venous insulin levels after a 70 gram oral sucrose challenge with and without simultaneous consumption of a dietary supplement containing L-Arabinose and a patented version of chromium (LA-Cr).

Condition or disease Intervention/treatment Phase
Pre-diabetes Dietary Supplement: L-Arabinose and Chromium Dietary Supplement: Sucrose without dietary Supplement Not Applicable

Detailed Description:
This study concluded that consumption of the LA-Cr supplement in conjunction with a 70-gram sucrose challenge led to a significant reduction of capillary blood glucose and venous insulin as compared to the sucrose challenge without the LA-Cr supplement. This finding may provide an important tool to reduce the adverse effects associated with elevated glucose and insulin levels.

Study Type : Interventional  (Clinical Trial)
Actual Enrollment : 70 participants
Allocation: Non-Randomized
Intervention Model: Single Group Assignment
Masking: None (Open Label)
Primary Purpose: Prevention
Official Title: A Combination of L-Arabinose and Chromium Lowers Circulating Glucose and Insulin Levels After Acute Oral Sucrose Challenge
Study Start Date : December 2008
Actual Primary Completion Date : December 2009
Actual Study Completion Date : December 2009

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Arm Intervention/treatment
Active Comparator: Sucrose with Dietary Supplement
Repeated measures on subjects taking 70 grams of sucrose along with taking a dietary supplement containing L-Arabinose and Chromium
Dietary Supplement: L-Arabinose and Chromium
Consumed 70 grams of sucrose simultaneously taking a dietary supplement
Other Name: 70 grams of cane sugar along with supplement

Active Comparator: Sucrose without Dietary Supplement
Consumed 70 grams of sucrose without simultaneously taking the dietary supplement
Dietary Supplement: Sucrose without dietary Supplement
Repeated measures on subjects taking 70 grams of sucrose along with taking a dietary supplement containing L-Arabinose and Chromium
Other Name: 70 grams of cane sugar with supplement




Primary Outcome Measures :
  1. Fasting Blood Glucose [ Time Frame: Every 15 to 30 minutes ]
    Finger-stick glucose measurements taken every 15 or 30 minutes after taking a 70 gram sucrose challenge with and without the dietary supplement


Secondary Outcome Measures :
  1. Fasting Blood Insulin Levels [ Time Frame: Every 30 minutes ]
    A venipuncture blood test taken 30, 60, 90 and 120 minutes after taking a 70 gram sucrose challenge with and without taking the dietary supplement



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Ages Eligible for Study:   18 Years and older   (Adult, Older Adult)
Sexes Eligible for Study:   All
Accepts Healthy Volunteers:   Yes
Criteria

Inclusion Criteria:

  • All study subjects were required to contact their family physician to ensure they had no medical conditions that would preclude their participation.

Exclusion Criteria:

  • Diabetics, and
  • Those not approved by their physicians.

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Locations
United States, Texas
Integrative Health Technologies
San Antonio, Texas, United States, 78209
Sponsors and Collaborators
Integrative Health Technologies, Inc.
Investigators
Principal Investigator: Gilbert R Kaats, PhD Integrative Health Technologies
Principal Investigator: Harry G Preuss, MD Georgetown University

Publications automatically indexed to this study by ClinicalTrials.gov Identifier (NCT Number):
Responsible Party: Gilbert R. Kaats, PhD, Integrative Health Technologies, Inc.
ClinicalTrials.gov Identifier: NCT01107431     History of Changes
Other Study ID Numbers: Pharmachem 40-47
First Posted: April 21, 2010    Key Record Dates
Last Update Posted: May 13, 2011
Last Verified: May 2011

Keywords provided by Integrative Health Technologies, Inc.:
glucose
insulin
L-arabinose
Chromium

Additional relevant MeSH terms:
Prediabetic State
Glucose Intolerance
Diabetes Mellitus
Glucose Metabolism Disorders
Metabolic Diseases
Endocrine System Diseases
Hyperglycemia
Insulin
Chromium
Hypoglycemic Agents
Physiological Effects of Drugs
Trace Elements
Micronutrients
Growth Substances