Antidiabetic Properties of Rose Hip

This study has been completed.
Information provided by:
Lund University Identifier:
First received: March 15, 2011
Last updated: NA
Last verified: February 2011
History: No changes posted

The purpose of this study is to determine whether daily intake of a drink containing rose hip powder reduces risk markers of type diabetes and cardiovascular disease.

Condition Intervention
Dietary Supplement: Rose hip

Study Type: Interventional
Study Design: Allocation: Randomized
Endpoint Classification: Efficacy Study
Intervention Model: Crossover Assignment
Masking: Double Blind (Subject, Investigator)
Primary Purpose: Treatment
Official Title: Effects of Rose Hip Intake on Risk Markers of Type 2 Diabetes and Cardiovascular Disease: a Randomized Double-blind Cross-over Investigation in Obese Persons

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Further study details as provided by Lund University:

Enrollment: 31
Study Start Date: April 2009
Study Completion Date: January 2011
Primary Completion Date: February 2010 (Final data collection date for primary outcome measure)
Arms Assigned Interventions
Experimental: Rose hip Dietary Supplement: Rose hip
40 g of rose hip powder daily for 6 weeks.


Ages Eligible for Study:   18 Years and older
Genders Eligible for Study:   Both
Accepts Healthy Volunteers:   No

Inclusion Criteria:

  • BMI > 30
  • willingness to participate in the study
  • willingness to comply with the daily intake of drinks and the recommended energy intake during the course of the study

Exclusion Criteria:

  • diabetes
  • previous or ongoing insulin treatment
  • abnormal thyroid status
  • abnormal liver status
  • abnormal kidney status
  • known gastrointestinal disorder
  • pregnancy
  • suspected allergy to ingredients of the drinks
  Contacts and Locations
Please refer to this study by its identifier: NCT01316016

Endocrinology Clinic, Lund University Hospital
Lund, Sweden, SE-22185
Sponsors and Collaborators
Lund University
Study Chair: Per Katzman, MD/PhD Lund University
  More Information

Additional Information:
Responsible Party: Cecilia Holm, Lund University Identifier: NCT01316016     History of Changes
Other Study ID Numbers: LUAFC002
Study First Received: March 15, 2011
Last Updated: March 15, 2011
Health Authority: Sweden: Regional Ethical Review Board

Keywords provided by Lund University:
glucose intolerance
blood pressure

Additional relevant MeSH terms:
Cardiovascular Diseases
Nutrition Disorders
Body Weight
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