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Botanical Oil Supplementation in Diabetic and Metabolic Syndrome Subjects

This study has been completed.
Sponsor:
ClinicalTrials.gov Identifier:
NCT01145066
First Posted: June 16, 2010
Last Update Posted: March 27, 2017
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Collaborator:
Brigham and Women's Hospital
Information provided by (Responsible Party):
Floyd (Ski) H. Chilton, Ph.D., Wake Forest University Health Sciences
  Purpose
This study will compare how well a combination of borage and echium oils will reduce inflammation compared to fish oils and placebo oil in subjects that are diabetic or have metabolic syndrome.

Condition Intervention
Diabetes Metabolic Syndrome x Dietary Supplement: borage/echium oil combination Dietary Supplement: fish oil Dietary Supplement: corn oil

Study Type: Interventional
Study Design: Allocation: Randomized
Intervention Model: Parallel Assignment
Masking: Single (Participant)
Primary Purpose: Basic Science
Official Title: Modulation of Biomarkers and Gene Expression by Botanical Oil Supplementation in Diabetic and Metabolic Syndrome Subjects.

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Further study details as provided by Floyd (Ski) H. Chilton, Ph.D., Wake Forest University Health Sciences:

Primary Outcome Measures:
  • fasting insulin [ Time Frame: baseline ]
  • fasting insulin [ Time Frame: 4 weeks ]
  • fasting insulin [ Time Frame: 8 weeks ]
  • hsCRP [ Time Frame: baseline ]
  • hsCRP [ Time Frame: 4 weeks ]
  • hsCRP [ Time Frame: 8 weeks ]
  • leptin [ Time Frame: baseline ]
  • leptin [ Time Frame: 4 weeks ]
  • leptin [ Time Frame: 8 weeks ]

Secondary Outcome Measures:
  • serum fatty acids [ Time Frame: baseline ]
  • pro and anti-inflammatory cytokines [ Time Frame: baseline ]
  • fasting glucose [ Time Frame: baseline ]
  • hemoglobin 1Ac [ Time Frame: baseline ]
  • adipose derived cytokines [ Time Frame: baseline ]
  • circulating blood lipids and blood cell components [ Time Frame: baseline ]
  • PBMC gene expression [ Time Frame: baseline ]
  • SNPs in DNA of selected genes [ Time Frame: baseline ]
  • PBMC leukotriene stimulation [ Time Frame: baseline ]
  • serum fatty acids [ Time Frame: 4 weeks ]
  • serum fatty acids [ Time Frame: 8 weeks ]
  • pro and anti-inflammatory cytokines [ Time Frame: 4 weeks ]
  • pro and anti-inflammatory cytokines [ Time Frame: 8 weeks ]
  • fasting glucose [ Time Frame: 4 weeks ]
  • fasting glucose [ Time Frame: 8 weeks ]
  • hemoglobin 1Ac [ Time Frame: 4 weeks ]
  • hemoglobin 1Ac [ Time Frame: 8 weeks ]
  • adipose derived cytokines [ Time Frame: 4 weeks ]
  • adipose derived cytokines [ Time Frame: 8 weeks ]
  • circulating blood lipids and blood cell components [ Time Frame: 4 weeks ]
  • circulating blood lipids and blood cell components [ Time Frame: 8 weeks ]
  • PBMC gene expression [ Time Frame: 4 weeks ]
  • PBMC gene expression [ Time Frame: 8 weeks ]
  • SNPs in DNA of selected genes [ Time Frame: 4 weeks ]
  • SNPs in DNA of selected genes [ Time Frame: 8 weeks ]
  • PBMC leukotriene stimulation [ Time Frame: 4 weeks ]
  • PBMC leukotriene stimulation [ Time Frame: 8 weeks ]

Enrollment: 80
Study Start Date: May 2009
Study Completion Date: March 2011
Primary Completion Date: March 2011 (Final data collection date for primary outcome measure)
Arms Assigned Interventions
Experimental: borage and echium oil combination
borage/echium oil combination containing 0.85g/day SDA and 1.7 g/day GLA
Dietary Supplement: borage/echium oil combination
borage/echium oil combination containing 0.85g/day SDA and 1.7g/day GLA
Other Names:
  • Croda echium oil SR06379
  • Croda borage oil, Crossential GLA TG40
Active Comparator: fish oil
Croda 18:12 fish oil
Dietary Supplement: fish oil
1.6g/day EPA and 1.08g/day DHA
Other Name: Croda 18:12 fish oil
Placebo Comparator: corn oil Dietary Supplement: corn oil
contains 4.5 g/day linoleic acid
Other Name: Croda superrefined corn NF

  Eligibility

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Ages Eligible for Study:   21 Years and older   (Adult, Senior)
Sexes Eligible for Study:   All
Accepts Healthy Volunteers:   No
Criteria

Inclusion Criteria:

  • adults, aged 21 years or more with either diabetes or metabolic syndrome. metabolic syndrome defined by NCEP/ATPIII criteria; must have 3 out of 5 of the following risk factors: 1.central obesity, men-greater than or equal to 40 inches, women-greater than or equal to 35 inches; 2.fasting blood TG greater than or equal to 150mg/dl or be taking TG lowering medications; 3. blood HDL cholesterol, men less than 40 mg/dl, women less than 50 mg/dl; 4. blood pressure greater than or equal to 130/85 or on HTN medication 5. fasting glucose greater than or equal to 100 mg/dl.
  • participants on statins or glucose lowering drugs if dosages are stable for 3 months

Exclusion criteria

  • children/young adults less than 21 years of age
  • currently using anti-inflammatory drugs including NSAIDS, oral/IV steroids or injection antiinflammatory drugs(for RA), aspirin greater than 100mg/day
  • taking leukotriene receptor antagonists ( montelukast), tylenol or nasal/inhaled steroids OK.
  • currently using niacin, fibrates or fish oil
  • blood pressure greater than 170/100
  • HB1Ac greater than 10%
  • TG greater than 500 mg/dl
  • myocardial infarction/vascular surgery/stroke within the past year
  • any stage II,III,IV heart failure
  • prior cholecystectomy
  • end stage renal disease
  • BMI less than 23 or greater than 45
  • pregnancy
  • alcohol use greater than 14 drinks per week
  • current self reported tobacco or illicit drug use
  • intolerance or allergy to fish oil
  • participants taking insulin on QD or BID doses, stable for 3 months
  Contacts and Locations
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Please refer to this study by its ClinicalTrials.gov identifier (NCT number): NCT01145066


Locations
United States, North Carolina
Wake Forest Baptist Medical Center
Winston-Salem, North Carolina, United States, 27157
Sponsors and Collaborators
Wake Forest University Health Sciences
Brigham and Women's Hospital
Investigators
Principal Investigator: Floyd(Ski) H Chilton, Ph.D. Wake Forest University Health Sciences
  More Information

Additional Information:
Publications automatically indexed to this study by ClinicalTrials.gov Identifier (NCT Number):
Responsible Party: Floyd (Ski) H. Chilton, Ph.D., Professor, Director of The Center for Botanical Lipids and Inflammatory Disease Prevention, Wake Forest University Health Sciences
ClinicalTrials.gov Identifier: NCT01145066     History of Changes
Other Study ID Numbers: not yet assigned
P50 AT 0027820 ( Other Grant/Funding Number: NCCAM )
First Submitted: June 14, 2010
First Posted: June 16, 2010
Last Update Posted: March 27, 2017
Last Verified: March 2017

Keywords provided by Floyd (Ski) H. Chilton, Ph.D., Wake Forest University Health Sciences:
diabetes
metabolic syndrome
inflammation
botanical oils

Additional relevant MeSH terms:
Syndrome
Metabolic Syndrome X
Disease
Pathologic Processes
Insulin Resistance
Hyperinsulinism
Glucose Metabolism Disorders
Metabolic Diseases