tart cherry for Metabolic Syndrome

Phase-Based Progress Estimates
Ohio University Exercise Physiology Lab, Athens, OHMetabolic SyndromePowdered tart cherry - DietarySupplement
18 - 60
All Sexes
What conditions do you have?

Study Summary

This trial aims to test the effects of tart cherry supplements on MetSyn, a growing health concern linked to cardiovascular diseases & type II diabetes, with treatment including exercise & weight loss.

Eligible Conditions
  • Metabolic Syndrome

Treatment Effectiveness

Study Objectives

7 Primary · 0 Secondary · Reporting Duration: baseline, 30 days post supplementation, 60 days post supplmentation

Day 60
Blood Sedimentation
Blood Glucose
Body Weight Changes
Body Weight Changes
Day 60
Body Weight Changes
Change in body fat distribution
Change in waist circumference

Trial Safety

Trial Design

2 Treatment Groups

tart cherry
1 of 2
1 of 2

Experimental Treatment

Non-Treatment Group

30 Total Participants · 2 Treatment Groups

Primary Treatment: tart cherry · Has Placebo Group · N/A

tart cherry
Experimental Group · 1 Intervention: Powdered tart cherry · Intervention Types: DietarySupplement
PlaceboComparator Group · 1 Intervention: Placebo · Intervention Types: DietarySupplement

Trial Logistics

Trial Timeline

Screening: ~3 weeks
Treatment: Varies
Reporting: baseline, 30 days post supplementation, 60 days post supplmentation

Who is running the clinical trial?

Ohio UniversityLead Sponsor
65 Previous Clinical Trials
36,900 Total Patients Enrolled

Eligibility Criteria

Age 18 - 60 · All Participants · 2 Total Inclusion Criteria

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Frequently Asked Questions

What is the cumulative participant count for this investigation?

"Indeed, the data posted to clinicaltrials.gov clearly states that this trial is still recruiting patients as of November 7th 2022. It was initially published on April 6th and requires 30 individuals from a single medical centre." - Anonymous Online Contributor

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What criteria must an individual fulfill in order to be accepted into this experiment?

"This trial seeks to recruit thirty individuals with metabolic syndrome, ranging from 18 to 60 years of age. To qualify for the study, participants must have a waist circumference higher than 40 inches (if male) or above 35 inches (female), blood pressure greater than 130/80 mmHg or be taking medication for high blood pressure, triglycerides levels surpassing 150 mg/dL and HDL below 40mg/dl in men and 50mg/dl in women; additionally, fasting glucose should be between 100-126 mg/dL or diagnose as pre-diabetic." - Anonymous Online Contributor

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Is this clinical investigation enrolling senior citizens?

"This clinical trial is geared towards patients between 18 and 60 years of age; however, there are other trials for those under 18 (382) or over 65 (1045)." - Anonymous Online Contributor

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Are additional participants being admitted to this research endeavor?

"Data collected on clinicaltrials.gov confirms that this trial is still actively recruiting participants, having been initially posted on April 6th 2022 and last updated November 7th of the same year." - Anonymous Online Contributor

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