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The Effect of Plant Sterol Supplement on Blood Cholesterol

This study has been completed.
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ClinicalTrials.gov Identifier:
NCT00485095
First Posted: June 12, 2007
Last Update Posted: July 1, 2011
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Collaborator:
Mills DA
Information provided by:
Oslo University Hospital
  Purpose
The purpose of this study is to determine whether supplement of plant sterol could lower blood cholesterol.

Condition Intervention Phase
High Blood Cholesterol Level Behavioral: Intake of plant sterols Phase 4

Study Type: Interventional
Study Design: Allocation: Randomized
Intervention Model: Crossover Assignment
Masking: Double (Participant, Care Provider)
Primary Purpose: Treatment
Official Title: A Single Centre, Randomized Crossover Double-Blind Placebo-Controlled Study to Measure the Effect of Plant Sterol Supplement on Blood Cholesterol

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Further study details as provided by Oslo University Hospital:

Enrollment: 41
Study Start Date: January 2007
Study Completion Date: July 2007
Primary Completion Date: July 2007 (Final data collection date for primary outcome measure)
  Eligibility

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Ages Eligible for Study:   18 Years to 80 Years   (Adult, Senior)
Sexes Eligible for Study:   All
Accepts Healthy Volunteers:   Yes
Criteria

Inclusion Criteria:

  • Men and women 18-80 years old
  • Total cholesterol: 4.5-7.5 mmol/l
  • Triglycerides at or below 4.0 mmol/l

Exclusion Criteria:

  • BMI at or above 35 kg/m2
  • Secondary hyperlipidemia, included diabetes
  • Hypertension (at og higher than 170/110)
  • Coronar, perifery or cerebral vascular disease last 3 months
  • Familial hypercholesterolemia
  • Change in dose of statins, oestrogen or contraceptives last 3 months
  • Taking drugs which are known to interfere with the plasma level of cholesterol
  • Chronic rheumatoid diseases or other diseases known to affect c-reactive protein
  • Pregnancy
  • Lactation
  • Planning to reduce weight
  • Taking plant sterols
  Contacts and Locations
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Please refer to this study by its ClinicalTrials.gov identifier (NCT number): NCT00485095


Locations
Norway
Lipidklinikken, Rikshospitalet Radiumhospitalet HF
Oslo, Norway
Rikshospitalet Radiumhospitalet HF, Oslo, Norway
Oslo, Norway
Sponsors and Collaborators
Oslo University Hospital
Mills DA
Investigators
Principal Investigator: Leiv Ose, MD Lipidklinikken, Rikshospitalet-Radiumhospitalet HF
  More Information

Publications automatically indexed to this study by ClinicalTrials.gov Identifier (NCT Number):
ClinicalTrials.gov Identifier: NCT00485095     History of Changes
Other Study ID Numbers: 2.2006.3407
First Submitted: June 11, 2007
First Posted: June 12, 2007
Last Update Posted: July 1, 2011
Last Verified: February 2009

Additional relevant MeSH terms:
Hypercholesterolemia
Hyperlipidemias
Dyslipidemias
Lipid Metabolism Disorders
Metabolic Diseases