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Evaluation of an Oral Nutritional Supplement

This study has been completed.
Information provided by (Responsible Party):
Abbott Nutrition Identifier:
First received: January 31, 2013
Last updated: NA
Last verified: January 2013
History: No changes posted
The objective of this study is to evaluate gastrointestinal tolerance of an oral nutritional supplement containing a new protein blend in healthy elderly subjects.

Condition Intervention
Gastro-intestinal Tolerance Other: Study Oral Nutritional Supplement

Study Type: Interventional
Study Design: Allocation: Non-Randomized
Intervention Model: Single Group Assignment
Masking: Open Label
Official Title: Evaluation of an Oral Nutritional Supplement With a New Protein Blend

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Further study details as provided by Abbott Nutrition:

Primary Outcome Measures:
  • Gastro-Intestinal Tolerance [ Time Frame: Study Day 1-7 ]
    Self-reported questionnaire

Secondary Outcome Measures:
  • Study Product Compliance [ Time Frame: Study Day 1-7 ]
    Self-reported number of containers consumed per day

  • Weight [ Time Frame: Study Day 1 and 8 ]

Enrollment: 25
Study Start Date: October 2012
Study Completion Date: November 2012
Primary Completion Date: November 2012 (Final data collection date for primary outcome measure)
Arms Assigned Interventions
Experimental: Study Oral Nutritional Supplement
2 containers a day of a high calorie, complete, balanced, ready-to-drink oral nutritional supplement with a new protein blend.
Other: Study Oral Nutritional Supplement
Supplement contains a new protein mix consisting of a blend of milk, soy, and pea protein.


Ages Eligible for Study:   60 Years to 90 Years   (Adult, Senior)
Sexes Eligible for Study:   All
Accepts Healthy Volunteers:   Yes

Inclusion Criteria:

Subjects will be eligible for the study if they meet all of the following inclusion criteria:

  1. Age ≥ 60 and ≤ 90 years
  2. Body Mass Index (BMI) > 20 but < 35

Exclusion Criteria:

Subjects will be excluded from the study if they meet any of the following criteria:

  1. History of diabetes
  2. Currently taking or has taken antibiotic within 1 week prior to enrollment
  3. Major surgery less than 3 months prior to enrollment in the study
  4. Current active malignant disease or was treated within the last 6 months for cancer
  5. Immunodeficiency disorder
  6. Myocardial infarction within the last 3 months prior to enrollment
  7. Chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD)
  8. Allergy to any of the ingredients in the study product
  9. Aversion to flavor of product being tested
  10. Obstruction of the gastrointestinal tract precluding ingestion or absorption of the study product, inflammatory bowel disease, ulcer, gastric reflux disease, short bowel syndrome, or other major gastrointestinal disease
  11. Dementia, brain metastases, eating disorders, history of significant neurological or psychiatric disorder
  12. Pursuing or has unintentional weight loss or weight gain ≥ 5% in last 4 weeks
  13. Medications/dietary supplements/substances that could profoundly modulate metabolism or affect GI motility
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Please refer to this study by its identifier: NCT01781624

United States, Ohio
Radiant Research, Inc.
Cincinnati, Ohio, United States, 45249
Sponsors and Collaborators
Abbott Nutrition
Study Chair: Jeffrey Nelson, PhD Abbott Nutrition
  More Information

Responsible Party: Abbott Nutrition Identifier: NCT01781624     History of Changes
Other Study ID Numbers: BL13
Study First Received: January 31, 2013
Last Updated: January 31, 2013 processed this record on August 16, 2017