Potato Starch Supplement for Bariatric Surgery Candidates

Dartmouth-Hitchcock Medical Center, Lebanon, NH
Bariatric Surgery CandidatesPotato starch - DietarySupplement
All Sexes
What conditions do you have?

Study Summary

This trial tests if a 30-day dose of potato starch helps bariatric patients, and if it increases short chain fatty acids in the body.

Treatment Effectiveness

Phase-Based Effectiveness

1 of 3

Study Objectives

1 Primary · 1 Secondary · Reporting Duration: 30 days

30 days
Gastrointestinal tolerance
Hunger and food cravings
Short-chain fatty acid

Trial Safety

Awards & Highlights

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

Trial Design

1 Treatment Group

Potato Starch Supplement
1 of 1

Experimental Treatment

30 Total Participants · 1 Treatment Group

Primary Treatment: Potato Starch Supplement · No Placebo Group · N/A

Potato Starch Supplement
Experimental Group · 1 Intervention: Potato starch · Intervention Types: DietarySupplement
First Studied
Drug Approval Stage
How many patients have taken this drug
Potato starch
Completed Early Phase 1

Trial Logistics

Trial Timeline

Screening: ~3 weeks
Treatment: Varies
Reporting: 30 days

Who is running the clinical trial?

Dartmouth-Hitchcock Medical CenterLead Sponsor
499 Previous Clinical Trials
2,533,295 Total Patients Enrolled

Eligibility Criteria

Age 18+ · All Participants · 2 Total Inclusion Criteria

Mark “Yes” if the following statements are true for you:
You have had weight loss surgery at Dartmouth Medical Center.
You need to consume at least 60 grams of protein every day.

Frequently Asked Questions

Is the enrollment process for this research activity still open?

"The clinical trial is presently seeking participants, as noted on the medical website. This study was published and last modified on February 13th 2023." - Anonymous Online Contributor

Unverified Answer

What is the participant size for this clinical trial?

"Affirmative. As indicated on clinicaltrials.gov, this medical experiment is currently in the process of recruiting subjects. This trial was initially posted on February 13th 2023 and later revised on the same date; 30 participants must be signed up at a single location." - Anonymous Online Contributor

Unverified Answer
Please Note: These questions and answers are submitted by anonymous patients, and have not been verified by our internal team.