Treatment for Menopause

Nutritional Sciences Department, Oklahoma State University, Stillwater, OK
45 - 65

Study Summary

This trial will study how adding 100g of cooked pulses to a postmenopausal woman's diet for 12 weeks affects gut health, metabolism, and bone markers.

Treatment Effectiveness

Phase-Based Effectiveness

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Study Objectives

4 Primary · 11 Secondary · Reporting Duration: change from baseline after 90 days

at baseline
bone density
Day 90
blood C-peptide
blood C-terminal telopeptide of type 1 collagen (CTX)
blood HDL cholesterol
blood LDL cholesterol
blood glycosylated hemoglobin
blood insulin
blood procollagen type 1 N-propeptide (P1NP)
blood total cholesterol
blood triglycerides
fasting blood glucose
fecal bacteria
fecal immunoglobulin A
fecal short chain fatty acid
plasma concentrations of fatty acid binding protein

Trial Safety

Phase-Based Safety

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Awards & Highlights

No Placebo Group
All patients enrolled in this trial will receive the new treatment.

Trial Design

0 Treatment Group

40 Total Participants · 0 Treatment Group

Primary Treatment: Treatment · No Placebo Group · N/A

Trial Logistics

Trial Timeline

Screening: ~3 weeks
Treatment: Varies
Reporting: change from baseline after 90 days

Who is running the clinical trial?

USDA Beltsville Human Nutrition Research CenterFED
54 Previous Clinical Trials
5,245 Total Patients Enrolled
Oklahoma State UniversityLead Sponsor
40 Previous Clinical Trials
7,445 Total Patients Enrolled
EDRALIN A LUCAS, PhDPrincipal InvestigatorOklahoma State University

Eligibility Criteria

Age 45 - 65 · Female Participants · 0 Total Inclusion Criteria

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Frequently Asked Questions

Are there any specific eligibility requirements for participation in this clinical trial?

"The research team seeks 40 female participants aged between 45 and 65 who have gone through menopause, evidenced by having sustained an absence of menstruation for one year." - Anonymous Online Contributor

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Are recruitment efforts for this experiment ongoing?

"According to the information accessible through, this research endeavour is currently seeking participants, having been initially posted on February 22nd 2021 and most recently updated April 19th 2022." - Anonymous Online Contributor

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What effects are researchers expecting from the results of this trial?

"During the 90 day trial period, researchers will measure fecal immunoglobulin A levels as a primary outcome. Secondary outcomes such as LDL cholesterol and triglycerides will be evaluated via clinical chemistry analyzer while bone density is assessed by dual energy xray absorptiometry." - Anonymous Online Contributor

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How many individuals are currently receiving treatment in this trial?

"Affirmative. According to, this medical trial is recruiting patients from one facility and the information was last updated on April 19th 2022. The study began enlisting participants in February of 2021 and requires 40 people in total." - Anonymous Online Contributor

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Does this research investigation accept subjects aged over fifty-five?

"This medical trial has an age eligibility range of 45 to 65 years old." - Anonymous Online Contributor

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