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Impact of Mulberry Leaf on Type 2 Diabetes (Mul-DM)

This study has been completed.
Information provided by (Responsible Party):
Daniel Riche, University of Mississippi Medical Center Identifier:
First received: November 19, 2008
Last updated: June 29, 2012
Last verified: June 2012
Results First Received: April 16, 2012  
Study Type: Interventional
Study Design: Allocation: Randomized;   Intervention Model: Parallel Assignment;   Masking: Double Blind (Participant, Care Provider, Investigator, Outcomes Assessor);   Primary Purpose: Treatment
Condition: Type 2 Diabetes
Interventions: Drug: Mulberry Leaf Extract
Drug: Placebo

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Recruitment Details
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Recruted from April 2008 - Feb 2010 in University of Mississippi Cardiometabolic clinic.

Pre-Assignment Details
Significant events and approaches for the overall study following participant enrollment, but prior to group assignment
Two week placebo run-in

Reporting Groups
Placebo Control Group
Mulberry Leaf Extract 500 mg #2 capsules three times daily

Participant Flow:   Overall Study
    Placebo   Mulberry Leaf Extract
STARTED   12   12 
COMPLETED   8   9 
Withdrawal by Subject                3                2 
Adverse Event                1                1 

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Population Description
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Reporting Groups
Placebo Control Group
Mulberry Leaf Extract 500 mg #2 capsules three times daily
Total Total of all reporting groups

Baseline Measures
   Placebo   Mulberry Leaf Extract   Total 
Overall Participants Analyzed 
[Units: Participants]
 12   12   24 
[Units: Participants]
<=18 years   0   0   0 
Between 18 and 65 years   11   12   23 
>=65 years   1   0   1 
[Units: Years]
Mean (Standard Deviation)
 56  (7)   57.3  (5.5)   56.7  (6.2) 
[Units: Participants]
Female   8   8   16 
Male   4   4   8 
Region of Enrollment 
[Units: Participants]
United States   12   12   24 

  Outcome Measures
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1.  Primary:   Hemoglobin A1C   [ Time Frame: 3 month minus baseline ]

2.  Secondary:   Number of Participants With Adverse Drug Reactions, Abnormal Metabolic Panel Levels, or Abnormal Liver Enzyme Levels   [ Time Frame: Baseline, 1 month, and 3 months ]

3.  Secondary:   Change From Baseline in Self-Monitoring Blood Glucose (SMBG) Averages   [ Time Frame: Baseline and 3 months ]

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Certain Agreements:  
Principal Investigators are NOT employed by the organization sponsoring the study.
There is NOT an agreement between Principal Investigators and the Sponsor (or its agents) that restricts the PI's rights to discuss or publish trial results after the trial is completed.

Results Point of Contact:  
Name/Title: Daniel Riche
Organization: University of Mississippi Medical Center
phone: 601-984-2640


Responsible Party: Daniel Riche, University of Mississippi Medical Center Identifier: NCT00795704     History of Changes
Other Study ID Numbers: 2008-0053
Study First Received: November 19, 2008
Results First Received: April 16, 2012
Last Updated: June 29, 2012