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Evaluation of an Oral Nutrition Supplement

The safety and scientific validity of this study is the responsibility of the study sponsor and investigators. Listing a study does not mean it has been evaluated by the U.S. Federal Government. Read our disclaimer for details. Identifier: NCT01902212
Recruitment Status : Completed
First Posted : July 18, 2013
Last Update Posted : March 3, 2015
Information provided by (Responsible Party):
Abbott Nutrition

Brief Summary:
The objective of this study is to capture gastrointestinal tolerance (GI) information on a nutrient dense oral nutritional supplement (ONS) in healthy elderly subjects.

Condition or disease Intervention/treatment Phase
Gastrointestinal Tolerance Other: Oral Nutritional Supplement Not Applicable

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Study Type : Interventional  (Clinical Trial)
Actual Enrollment : 25 participants
Allocation: N/A
Intervention Model: Single Group Assignment
Masking: None (Open Label)
Official Title: Evaluation of an Oral Nutrition Supplement
Study Start Date : June 2013
Actual Primary Completion Date : September 2013
Actual Study Completion Date : September 2013

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Arm Intervention/treatment
Experimental: Oral Nutritional Supplement
2 servings a day
Other: Oral Nutritional Supplement

Primary Outcome Measures :
  1. Gastro-Intestinal Tolerance [ Time Frame: Study Day (SD) 1-8 ]
    Subject questionnaire

Secondary Outcome Measures :
  1. ONS Consumption [ Time Frame: SD 1-8 ]
    Consumption Record

  2. Weight [ Time Frame: Screening and SD 8 ]

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Ages Eligible for Study:   60 Years to 90 Years   (Adult, Older Adult)
Sexes Eligible for Study:   All
Accepts Healthy Volunteers:   Yes

Inclusion Criteria:

Subjects will be eligible for the study if they meet all of the following inclusion criteria:

  • Male or female ≥ 60 and ≤ 90 years of age.
  • Body Mass Index (BMI) > 20 but < 35.

Exclusion Criteria:

Subjects will be excluded from the study if they meet any of the following criteria:

  • History of diabetes
  • Antibiotic use within 1 week prior to enrollment
  • Undergone major surgery less than 3 months prior to enrollment.
  • Current active malignant disease or was treated within the last 6 months for cancer.
  • Immunodeficiency disorder.
  • Myocardial infarction within the last 3 months.
  • Chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD).
  • Allergy to any of the ingredients in the study product.
  • Obstruction of the gastrointestinal tract or other major gastrointestinal disease.
  • Dementia, brain metastases, eating disorders, history of significant neurological or psychiatric disorder.
  • Unintentional weight loss or weight gain ≥ 5% in last 4 weeks.
  • Taking medications/dietary supplements/substances that could profoundly modulate metabolism or affect GI motility.

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Please refer to this study by its identifier (NCT number): NCT01902212

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Biofortis Sas
Saint Herblain, France, 44800
Sponsors and Collaborators
Abbott Nutrition
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Study Chair: Jeffrey Nelson, PhD Abbott Nutrition
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Responsible Party: Abbott Nutrition Identifier: NCT01902212    
Other Study ID Numbers: BL16
First Posted: July 18, 2013    Key Record Dates
Last Update Posted: March 3, 2015
Last Verified: March 2015