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Effect of Diacylglycerol Oil on Risk Factors of Type 2 Diabetes and Complicating Disease, and Mechanism

This study has been completed.
Information provided by (Responsible Party):
Duo li, Zhejiang University Identifier:
First received: February 27, 2013
Last updated: February 28, 2013
Last verified: February 2013
Diacylglycerol oil has been shown to lower postprandial and fasting serum triacylglycerol levels and reduce body fat. The investigators hypothesize that replacing dietary fat with diacylglycerol oil reduces excess body fat in type 2 diabetic patients and that diacylglycerol oil has a beneficial effect on cardiovascular risk factors in Chinese type 2 diabetic patients.

Condition Intervention
Insulin Sensitivity Type 2 Diabetes Cardiovascular Disease Dietary Supplement: diacylglycerol oil Dietary Supplement: triacylglycerol oil

Study Type: Interventional
Study Design: Allocation: Randomized
Intervention Model: Parallel Assignment
Masking: Double (Participant, Investigator)
Official Title: Effect of Diacylglycerol Oil on Risk Factors of Type 2 Diabetes and Complicating Disease, and Mechanism

Further study details as provided by Duo li, Zhejiang University:

Primary Outcome Measures:
  • insulin resistance [ Time Frame: 120 days ]

Estimated Enrollment: 127
Primary Completion Date: February 2006 (Final data collection date for primary outcome measure)
Arms Assigned Interventions
Experimental: DAG oil Dietary Supplement: diacylglycerol oil
Placebo Comparator: TAG oil Dietary Supplement: triacylglycerol oil


Ages Eligible for Study:   40 Years to 70 Years   (Adult, Senior)
Sexes Eligible for Study:   All

Inclusion Criteria:

  1. Type 2 diabetic patients, blood sugar levels were stabilized between 7.0-10.0 mmol/L
  2. Male, aged 40 - 70 years old, Female, aged post-menopausal - 70 years old.
  3. Overweight/obese patients (BMI 25 - 40 kg/m2)
  4. Currently under diet therapy for diabetes mellitus
  5. Understands the procedures and willing to participate in the study

Exclusion Criteria:

  1. Patients who unwilling to give informed consent
  2. Type 1 diabetic patients
  3. Familial hyperlipemia patients or blood triacylglycerol concentration > 400 mg/dl
  4. Patients with a history of cardiovascular disease and/or arteriosclerotic disease
  5. Patients with a history of cerebrovascular disease
  6. Patients with serious hepatic disease and/or renal disease
  7. Patients with malignancy
  8. Participation in another clinical study within 30 days prior to screening period.
  9. Has a condition the doctor in charge believes would interfere with evaluation of the subject, or may put subject at undue risk
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Please refer to this study by its identifier: NCT01802541

Sponsors and Collaborators
Zhejiang University
Principal Investigator: Duo Li, Ph.D.
  More Information

Responsible Party: Duo li, Professor, Zhejiang University Identifier: NCT01802541     History of Changes
Other Study ID Numbers: P031217
Study First Received: February 27, 2013
Last Updated: February 28, 2013

Keywords provided by Duo li, Zhejiang University:
diacylglycerol oil
insulin sensitivity
type 2 diabetes
cardiovascular disease
risk factors

Additional relevant MeSH terms:
Diabetes Mellitus
Diabetes Mellitus, Type 2
Cardiovascular Diseases
Insulin Resistance
Glucose Metabolism Disorders
Metabolic Diseases
Endocrine System Diseases
Immune System Diseases
Hyperinsulinism processed this record on September 20, 2017