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Creatine Supplementation and Diabetes

The safety and scientific validity of this study is the responsibility of the study sponsor and investigators. Listing a study does not mean it has been evaluated by the U.S. Federal Government. Read our disclaimer for details. Identifier: NCT00992043
Recruitment Status : Completed
First Posted : October 8, 2009
Last Update Posted : March 23, 2010
Information provided by:
University of Sao Paulo

Brief Summary:
Creatine supplementation is capable of improving glucose tolerance in healthy subjects. The researchers aim to investigate whether this supplement can affect metabolic control in diabetic patients.

Condition or disease Intervention/treatment Phase
Diabetes Renal Function Dietary Supplement: creatine Other: Exercise training Not Applicable

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Study Type : Interventional  (Clinical Trial)
Actual Enrollment : 28 participants
Allocation: Randomized
Intervention Model: Parallel Assignment
Masking: Triple (Participant, Care Provider, Investigator)
Primary Purpose: Treatment
Official Title: Efficacy and Safety of Creatine Supplementation Combined With Exercise Training in Type 2 Diabetic Patients
Study Start Date : October 2009
Actual Study Completion Date : January 2010

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Arm Intervention/treatment
Placebo Comparator: exercise and placebo Dietary Supplement: creatine
Other: Exercise training
Experimental: exercise and creatine Dietary Supplement: creatine
Other: Exercise training

Primary Outcome Measures :
  1. glycated hemoglobin [ Time Frame: three months ]

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Ages Eligible for Study:   45 Years and older   (Adult, Older Adult)
Sexes Eligible for Study:   All
Accepts Healthy Volunteers:   No

Inclusion Criteria:

  • males and females type 2 diabetic patients
  • glycated hemoglobin between > 9%
  • non insulin users
  • physically inactive
  • only metformin and/or sulfonylurea users
  • BMI > 30 kg/m2
  • age of years > 50 y

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Please refer to this study by its identifier (NCT number): NCT00992043

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General Hospital - School of Medicine - University of Sao Paulo
Sao Paulo, Brazil, 05508-030
Sponsors and Collaborators
University of Sao Paulo
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Principal Investigator: Bruno Gualano, PhD ongoing University of Sao Paulo
Publications automatically indexed to this study by Identifier (NCT Number):
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Responsible Party: Bruno Gualano, University of Sao Paulo Identifier: NCT00992043    
Other Study ID Numbers: eefeusp2
First Posted: October 8, 2009    Key Record Dates
Last Update Posted: March 23, 2010
Last Verified: October 2009
Keywords provided by University of Sao Paulo:
creatine supplementation
exercise training