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Stillwater, Oklahoma 74078


Purpose:

The proposed study aims to examine the hypothesis that strawberry supplementation will lower serum biomarkers of inflammation and improve knee function in patients with symptomatic osteoarthritis (OA).


Study summary:

The investigators propose the following two specific aims in a randomized crossover placebo-controlled trial in participants with two or more features of the metabolic syndrome and symptomatic osteoarthritis in this 12-week efficacy study: Aim 1: To assess the effects of strawberries on biomarkers of inflammation [serum levels of C-reactive protein: CRP; inflammatory cytokines: interleukin-6: IL-6; interleukin 1β: IL-1β; tumor necrosis factor-alpha: TNFα] Aim 2: To assess the effects of strawberries on knee function as assessed by overall musculoskeletal examination and pain score (ICOAP and HAQ-DI).


Criteria:

Inclusion Criteria: - Clinical diagnosis of knee osteoarthritis - Must have waist circumference >35 inches for women and >40 inches for men Exclusion Criteria: - Cancer - Heart disease - Smoking - Berry allergy


NCT ID:

NCT02518347


Primary Contact:

Principal Investigator
ARPITA BASU, PHD
Oklahoma State University


Backup Contact:

N/A


Location Contact:

Stillwater, Oklahoma 74078
United States



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Site Status: N/A


Data Source: ClinicalTrials.gov

Date Processed: November 21, 2017

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