Effects of Curcumin on Postprandial Blood Glucose, and Insulin in Healthy Subjects

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Recruitment Status : Completed
First Posted : December 9, 2009
Last Update Posted : December 9, 2009
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Skane University Hospital

Brief Summary:
Previous animal studies have shown that extracts of Curcumin lowers blood glucose.

Condition or disease

Detailed Description:
To study the effect of curcumin on postprandial blood glucose and plasma concentrations of insulin in fifteen healthy subjects.

Study Type : Observational
Observational Model: Case-Crossover
Time Perspective: Cross-Sectional
Study Start Date : June 2009
Actual Study Completion Date : September 2009

Healthy subjects

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Ages Eligible for Study:   18 Years and older   (Adult, Older Adult)
Sexes Eligible for Study:   All
Accepts Healthy Volunteers:   Yes
Sampling Method:   Non-Probability Sample
Study Population
Healthy subjects recruited from the population in southern Sweden.

Inclusion Criteria:

  • Fifteen healthy subjects without symptoms or a history of gastrointestinal disease, abdominal surgery or diabetes mellitus, were included in this crossover study.

Exclusion Criteria:

  • Connective tissue disease or cerebrovascular or endocrine disease.

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Please refer to this study by its identifier (NCT number): NCT01029327

Department of Medicine, Malmö University Hospital
Malmö, Sweden, 205 02
Sponsors and Collaborators
Skane University Hospital

Publications automatically indexed to this study by Identifier (NCT Number): Identifier: NCT01029327     History of Changes
Other Study ID Numbers: 353/2008c
First Posted: December 9, 2009    Key Record Dates
Last Update Posted: December 9, 2009
Last Verified: June 2009