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Nashville, Tennessee 37232


Purpose:

The goal of this study is to determine whether a short treatment with lipoic acid, an antioxidant used in the treatment of diabetic neuropathy, improves blood vessel reactivity and decreases oxidant stress in persons with elevated blood cholesterol.


Study summary:

As per Brief Summary


Criteria:

Inclusion criteria: - Lipid criteria for inclusion are a plasma LDL between 160 and 190 mg/dl (total cholesterol usually 240-285 mg/dl) - Less than 2 coronary risk factors, and already on a cholesterol-lowering diet. Exclusion criteria: - Overt or clinical atherosclerosis - Diabetes - Currently taking cholesterol-lowering medication. - Subjects with other lipid disorders - Subjects taking supplemental lipoic acid, vitamin C, or vitamin E.


NCT ID:

NCT00065624


Primary Contact:

Principal Investigator
James M May, MD
Vanderbilt University


Backup Contact:

N/A


Location Contact:

Nashville, Tennessee 37232
United States



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Site Status: N/A


Data Source: ClinicalTrials.gov

Date Processed: December 12, 2017

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