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You can access this
clinical trial
if you have
Type 2 Diabetes Mellitus
and you are
under 70
years old
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This is a medium phase trial determining
the safety and dosage of the new treatment, as well as its efficacy.
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The purpose

Aging is associated with increased risk of various diseases, and much attention is given to the use of natural products (like herbs) and 'functional food', such as teas, for healthy aging. The body is continuously exposed to potentially damaging agents (known as free radicals). The imbalance between the amount of free radicals and that of antioxidants in the body is known as oxidative stress. It is known that Type 2 DM is a state of increased oxidative stress, which is thought to lead to many long term complications of Type 2 DM, such as heart disease, vision problems and kidney failure. Antioxidant therapy, including increased consumption of antioxidant rich foods and beverages such as green tea, has been suggested as possibly beneficial in lowering the risk of these complications. The purpose of this study is to examine the effects of regular intake of green tea on indices of oxidative stress and antioxidant defense within cells, plasma and urine so as to investigate if regular intake of green tea can be recommended for health promotion.

Provided treatments

  • : Green tea

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Tris trial is registered with FDA with number: NCT01315977. The sponsor of the trial is The Hong Kong Polytechnic University and it is looking for 60 volunteers for the current phase.
Official trial title:
Orthomolecular Mechanisms of Health Effects of Antioxidant Rich Diets, With Focus on Green Tea (Camellia Sinensis), DNA Protection and Key Biochemical Products/Effects of the Antioxidant Response Element