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You can access this
clinical trial
if you have
Type 2 Diabetes
and you are
between 18 and 75
years old
The phase for this study is not defined.
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The purpose

Plant derived compounds, e.g. flavonoids from dark chocolate, green tea, or blueberries, show great potential as nutraceuticals for the treatment of various diseases such as type 2 diabetes (T2D). Flavonoids have been suggested to improve glucose metabolism, reduce blood lipids, reduce oxidative stress and improve vascular function. For these reasons we recently investigated the effects of daily consumption of locally produced blueberry tea and demonstrated that this could partially restore insulin sensitivity in an animal model. We propose to translate these findings to assess the efficacy of this nutraceutical as a new treatment for improving glucose tolerance in people with T2D.

Provided treatments

  • Other: Blueberry Tea
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Tris trial is registered with FDA with number: NCT02629952. The sponsor of the trial is Menzies Institute for Medical Research and it is looking for 36 volunteers for the current phase.
Official trial title:
Metabolic Benefits of Drinking Blueberry Tea in Type 2 Diabetes