This trial will test whether curcumin can improve vascular function and cognitive function in patients with CKD by reducing oxidative stress and inflammation.
- Chronic Kidney Disease
- Cognitive Decline
1 Primary · 2 Secondary · Reporting Duration: 12 months
Side Effects for
Awards & Highlights
2 Treatment Groups
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88 Total Participants · 2 Treatment Groups
Primary Treatment: Curcumin · Has Placebo Group · Phase 2
Who is running the clinical trial?
Age 45 - 74 · All Participants · 1 Total Inclusion CriteriaMark “Yes” if the following statements are true for you:
Frequently Asked Questions
What other scientific investigations have been conducted on Curcumin?
"Curcumin, a natural compound found in the spice turmeric, is currently being trialed in 17 separate studies. 3 of these investigations are classified as Phase 3 trials. Most of the research for Curcumin is based out of Farmington Hills, Michigan; however, there are 21 total locations running clinical trials for this substance." - Anonymous Online Contributor
Would I be able to join this medical study?
"The aim of this study is to enrol 88 individuals aged 45-74 who have a diagnosis of chronic kidney disease (CKD). In order to qualify, potential participants must also meet the following requirements: CKD stage IIIB and IV, BMI<35 kg/m2, Able to give informed consent." - Anonymous Online Contributor
What is the FDA's official stance on curcumin?
"Curcumin has been found to be safe in Phase 2 trials, but more research is needed to support its efficacy." - Anonymous Online Contributor
If an adult is not yet 50 years old, can they participate in this research?
"This particular clinical trial is testing a new medication for people aged 45 to 74. In contrast, there are 69 other trials currently underway for patients under 18 and 1038 medical studies involving seniors." - Anonymous Online Contributor
Are people with the required medical conditions currently being accepted into this trial?
"That is correct. The listings on clinicaltrials.gov say that the trial is recruiting patients. This particular study was first posted on 1/30/2018, and the most recent update was 1/3/2022. They are looking for a total of 88 participants at one location." - Anonymous Online Contributor
How many people will be included in this research project?
"Yes, that is correct. The clinicaltrials.gov website has information about this trial and it is looking for 88 participants at 1 location." - Anonymous Online Contributor