Comparison Between Low Carbohydrate Diet and Traditionally Recommended Diabetic Diet in the Treatment of Diabetes Mellitus Type 2. (VÄSTKOST)

This study has been completed.
Sponsor:
Information provided by (Responsible Party):
Hans Guldbrand, Vårdcentralen Lyckorna
ClinicalTrials.gov Identifier:
NCT01005498
First received: October 30, 2009
Last updated: December 4, 2011
Last verified: December 2011
  Purpose

The purpose of the clinical trial is to investigate whether low carbohydrate diet is better than the traditional diabetic diet in the treatment of patients with diabetes mellitus type 2, for blood sugar and body weight.


Condition Intervention Phase
Diabetes
Dietary Supplement: Low carbohydrate - high fat diet
Dietary Supplement: High carbohydrate - low fat diet
Phase 1
Phase 2

Study Type: Interventional
Study Design: Allocation: Randomized
Intervention Model: Parallel Assignment
Masking: Open Label
Primary Purpose: Treatment
Official Title: Comparison Between Low Carbohydrate Diet and Traditionally Recommended Diabetic Diet in the Treatment of Diabetes Mellitus Type 2.

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Further study details as provided by Vårdcentralen Lyckorna:

Primary Outcome Measures:
  • Laboratory findings and body composition [ Time Frame: 2 years ] [ Designated as safety issue: No ]

Enrollment: 61
Study Start Date: March 2009
Study Completion Date: December 2011
Primary Completion Date: March 2011 (Final data collection date for primary outcome measure)
Arms Assigned Interventions
Experimental: Low carbohydrate diet (F)
The group attended to low carbohydrate diet
Dietary Supplement: Low carbohydrate - high fat diet
The diet has an energy content of 1600 kcal or 1800, with 50% from fat, 20% from carbohydrates and 30% from proteins.
Active Comparator: Traditional diet (K)
The group attended to traditional diet
Dietary Supplement: High carbohydrate - low fat diet
The diet has an energy content of 1600 or 1800 kcal, with 30% from fat, 55-60% from carbohydrates and 10-15% from proteins.

  Eligibility

Genders Eligible for Study:   Both
Accepts Healthy Volunteers:   No
Criteria

Inclusion Criteria:

  • Diabetes mellitus type 2

Exclusion Criteria:

  • Severe psychiatric disease or difficulties in understanding Swedish language.
  Contacts and Locations
Please refer to this study by its ClinicalTrials.gov identifier: NCT01005498

Locations
Sweden
Vårdcentralen Lyckorna
Motala, Östergötland, Sweden, S-59185
Sponsors and Collaborators
Vårdcentralen Lyckorna
Investigators
Principal Investigator: Hans G Guldbrand Vårdcentralen Lyckorna
  More Information

No publications provided by Vårdcentralen Lyckorna

Additional publications automatically indexed to this study by ClinicalTrials.gov Identifier (NCT Number):
Responsible Party: Hans Guldbrand, Distriktsläkare, Vårdcentralen Lyckorna
ClinicalTrials.gov Identifier: NCT01005498     History of Changes
Other Study ID Numbers: M216-08
Study First Received: October 30, 2009
Last Updated: December 4, 2011
Health Authority: Sweden: Institutional Review Board

Keywords provided by Vårdcentralen Lyckorna:
Low carbohydrate diet. Dietary treatment of diabetes mellitus.
Diabetes mellitus type 2 and dietary treatment.

Additional relevant MeSH terms:
Diabetes Mellitus
Diabetes Mellitus, Type 2
Glucose Metabolism Disorders
Metabolic Diseases
Endocrine System Diseases

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