This trial is active, not recruiting.

Condition healthy
Treatment probiotics
Sponsor Arkansas Children's Hospital Research Institute
Start date April 2012
End date December 2017
Trial size 20 participants
Trial identifier NCT01800760, 136010


The purpose of the study is explore the effect of probiotics on plasma lipopolysaccharides (LPS) concentrations, as well as insulin and glucose levels, in obese women prior to and after dietary challenges (high carbohydrate meal, high fat meal).

United States No locations recruiting
Other countries No locations recruiting

Study Design

Intervention model single group assignment
Primary purpose prevention
Masking no masking
Probiotics once a day for three weeks.

Primary Outcomes

Plasma LPS concentrations
time frame: five weeks

Secondary Outcomes

Glucose concentrations
time frame: five weeks

Eligibility Criteria

Female participants at least 18 years old.

Inclusion Criteria: - BMI=30-40 kg/m2 - Healthy, age 18 or older - Not consuming yogurt or cultured milk regularly (

Additional Information

Official title Probiotics to Improve Women's Health
Principal investigator Aline Andres, PhD
Trial information was received from ClinicalTrials.gov and was last updated in January 2017.
Information provided to ClinicalTrials.gov by Arkansas Children's Hospital Research Institute.