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Vinegar Co-ingestion in Type 2 Diabetes

This study has been completed.
Information provided by (Responsible Party):
Maastricht University Medical Center Identifier:
First received: January 17, 2011
Last updated: August 25, 2011
Last verified: August 2011
The main objective of this study is to assess the acute effect of co-ingested vinegar on postprandial plasma glucose levels in type 2 diabetes patients.

Condition Intervention
Type 2 Diabetes Mellitus Dietary Supplement: placebo co-ingestion Dietary Supplement: vinegar co-ingestion

Study Type: Interventional
Study Design: Allocation: Randomized
Intervention Model: Crossover Assignment
Masking: Single (Investigator)
Primary Purpose: Treatment
Official Title: The Effect of Vinegar Co-ingestion on Postprandial Glucose Control in Type 2 Diabetes Patients

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Further study details as provided by Maastricht University Medical Center:

Primary Outcome Measures:
  • Postprandial Glycemic Incremental Area Under the Curve [ Time Frame: 2 hr ]
    area under the plasma glucose concentration curve, above the baseline plasma glucose, measured over 2 hr following ingestion of a the intervention beverages

Enrollment: 12
Study Start Date: September 2010
Study Completion Date: March 2011
Primary Completion Date: March 2011 (Final data collection date for primary outcome measure)
Arms Assigned Interventions
Experimental: vinegar co-ingestion
25 ml vinegar is added to glucose containing beverage
Dietary Supplement: vinegar co-ingestion
25 ml vinegar (1 g acetic acid) co-ingested with a glucose-containing beverage
Other Names:
  • vinegar
  • acetic acid
Placebo Comparator: Placebo co-ingestion
25 ml vinegar is substituted by 25 ml water
Dietary Supplement: placebo co-ingestion
25 ml water co-ingested with a glucose-containing beverage

Detailed Description:
Plasma glucose and insulin concentrations are assessed over the 2 hr period following ingestion of carbohydrate-rich beverage with or without added vinegar.

Ages Eligible for Study:   40 Years to 70 Years   (Adult, Senior)
Sexes Eligible for Study:   Male
Accepts Healthy Volunteers:   No

Inclusion Criteria:

  • male type 2 diabetes
  • overweight or obese
  • 40-70 yrs

Exclusion Criteria:

  • incident cardiovascular events during last year
  • peptic ulcer, duodenal ulcer, oesophageal reflux
  • antacids, H2 receptor blocker, proton pump inhibitors, NSAIDS, prokinetic agents
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Please refer to this study by its identifier: NCT01279317

Maastricht University Medical Centre
Maastricht, Limburg, Netherlands, 6200 MD
Sponsors and Collaborators
Maastricht University Medical Center
  More Information

Responsible Party: Maastricht University Medical Center Identifier: NCT01279317     History of Changes
Other Study ID Numbers: MEC 10-3-035
Study First Received: January 17, 2011
Results First Received: July 20, 2011
Last Updated: August 25, 2011

Additional relevant MeSH terms:
Diabetes Mellitus
Diabetes Mellitus, Type 2
Glucose Metabolism Disorders
Metabolic Diseases
Endocrine System Diseases
Retinol acetate
Adjuvants, Immunologic
Immunologic Factors
Physiological Effects of Drugs
Anticarcinogenic Agents
Protective Agents
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