The Effects of Cinnamon on Postprandial Blood Glucose, and Insulin in Subjects With Impaired Glucose Tolerance

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Skane University Hospital

Status

Completed

Conditions

Diabetes

Study type

Observational

Funder types

Other

Identifiers

NCT01027585
353/2008a

Details and patient eligibility

About

To study the effect of cinnamon on postprandial blood glucose, and plasma concentrations of insulin in subjects with impaired glucose tolerance.

Full description

Ten subjects with impaired glucose tolerance were assessed in a crossover trial. A standard 75 g oral glucose tolerance test (OGTT) was served with placebo or cinnamon capsules. Finger-prick capillary and venous blood samples were taken before and 15, 30, 45, 60, 90, 120, 150, and 180 min after the start of the OGTT to measure glucose, and insulin.

Enrollment

10 patients

Sex

All

Ages

18 to 80 years old

Volunteers

No Healthy Volunteers

Inclusion criteria

Patients were selected for the study on the basis of the following inclusion criteria: diagnosis of impaired glucose tolerance for < 12 months before enrollment. Glucose tolerance status and fasting blood glucose levels were evaluated using the criteria established by the American Diabetes Association.

Exclusion criteria

Subjects who had thyroid disorders, or used insulin, oral hypoglycemics, and insulin-sensitizing drugs within 60 days before enrollment were excluded.

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