Antidiabetic Properties of Rose Hip

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Recruitment Status : Completed
First Posted : March 16, 2011
Last Update Posted : March 16, 2011
Information provided by:
Lund University

Brief Summary:
The purpose of this study is to determine whether daily intake of a drink containing rose hip powder reduces risk markers of type diabetes and cardiovascular disease.

Condition or disease Intervention/treatment Phase
Obesity Dietary Supplement: Rose hip Not Applicable

Study Type : Interventional  (Clinical Trial)
Actual Enrollment : 31 participants
Allocation: Randomized
Intervention Model: Crossover Assignment
Masking: Double (Participant, Investigator)
Primary Purpose: Treatment
Official Title: Effects of Rose Hip Intake on Risk Markers of Type 2 Diabetes and Cardiovascular Disease: a Randomized Double-blind Cross-over Investigation in Obese Persons
Study Start Date : April 2009
Actual Primary Completion Date : February 2010
Actual Study Completion Date : January 2011

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Arm Intervention/treatment
Experimental: Rose hip Dietary Supplement: Rose hip
40 g of rose hip powder daily for 6 weeks.

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

Inclusion Criteria:

  • BMI > 30
  • willingness to participate in the study
  • willingness to comply with the daily intake of drinks and the recommended energy intake during the course of the study

Exclusion Criteria:

  • diabetes
  • previous or ongoing insulin treatment
  • abnormal thyroid status
  • abnormal liver status
  • abnormal kidney status
  • known gastrointestinal disorder
  • pregnancy
  • suspected allergy to ingredients of the drinks

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Please refer to this study by its identifier (NCT number): NCT01316016

Endocrinology Clinic, Lund University Hospital
Lund, Sweden, SE-22185
Sponsors and Collaborators
Lund University
Study Chair: Per Katzman, MD/PhD Lund University

Responsible Party: Cecilia Holm, Lund University Identifier: NCT01316016     History of Changes
Other Study ID Numbers: LUAFC002
First Posted: March 16, 2011    Key Record Dates
Last Update Posted: March 16, 2011
Last Verified: February 2011

Keywords provided by Lund University:
glucose intolerance
blood pressure