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Modified Atkins Diet and Type 2 Diabetic Patients

This study has been completed.
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Hadassah Medical Organization Identifier:
First received: November 1, 2007
Last updated: NA
Last verified: December 2001
History: No changes posted

November 1, 2007
November 1, 2007
December 2001
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weight loss and glucose control [ Time Frame: 1 year ]
Same as current
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lipid profile, kidney function [ Time Frame: 1 year ]
Same as current
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Modified Atkins Diet and Type 2 Diabetic Patients
Influende of a Modified Atkins Diet on Glucose Metabolism and Weight Loss in Obese Type 2 Diabetic Patients - A Randomized Controlled Trial
This randomized control trial compared the influence of an Atkins diet to that of the ADA recommended diet on Type 2 diabetic obese patients during a one-year follow-up period
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Allocation: Randomized
Intervention Model: Parallel Assignment
Masking: Single Blind (Participant)
Primary Purpose: Treatment
Obese Type 2 Diabetic Patients
  • Other: modified Atkins diet
    subjects assigned to follow modified Atkins diet for 1 year
  • Other: ADA recommended diet
    subjects assigned to follow ADA recommended diet for period of 1 year
  • Experimental: ATK
    modified Atkins diet
    Intervention: Other: modified Atkins diet
  • Experimental: ADA
    subjects assigned to follow ADA recommended diet for 1 year
    Intervention: Other: ADA recommended diet
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*   Includes publications given by the data provider as well as publications identified by Identifier (NCT Number) in Medline.
February 2004
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Inclusion Criteria:

  • Type 2 diabetic patients age 35-75 years
  • BMI 30-39.9kg/m
  • HbA1C>7%
  • Not receiving insulin
  • Micro-albumin excretion<60 mg/day

Exclusion Criteria:

  • Serum creatinine level > 1.4 mg per deciliter
  • Diastolic blood pressure > 100 mmHg or systolic blood pressure > 180mmHg
  • Liver disease
  • LDL cholesterol > 160 mg per deciliter despite lipid-lowering treatment
  • Use of psychiatric medications
  • Osteoporosis
  • Cancer
  • Food allergies, and
  • Low carbohydrate diet in the past 6 months.
Sexes Eligible for Study: All
35 Years to 75 Years   (Adult, Senior)
Contact information is only displayed when the study is recruiting subjects
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Hadassah Medical Organization
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Principal Investigator: Itamar Raz, MD Director, Diabetes Unit, Hadassah University Hospital
Hadassah Medical Organization
December 2001

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