Pilot Study of Vedic Medicine for Type 2 Diabetes - Article Botanicals; Herbalism; Medicinal Herbs
Clinical Trial: Pilot Study of Vedic Medicine for Type 2 Diabetes
This study is no longer recruiting patients.
The purpose of this study is to determine the feasibility and effectiveness of a multimodality Vedic Medicine treatment protocol for the management of newly diagnosed type 2 diabetes.
|Condition||Treatment or Intervention||Phase|
|Diabetes Mellitus, Type 2 || Drug: Vedic Medicine |
Behavior: Vedic Medicine
|Phase II |
MedlinePlus related topics: Diabetes
Study Type: Interventional
Study Design: Treatment, Randomized, Open Label, Active Control, Parallel Assignment, Safety/Efficacy Study
Expected Total Enrollment: 60
Study start: July 2003; Study completion: January 2004
Maharishi Vedic Medicine (MVM) represents a synthesis of Vedic sciences, including Ayur-Veda, into a single, comprehensive, natural approach to health care. The objectives of this phase II pilot trial are to determine the feasibility, acceptability, and safety of implementing a multi-modality MVM intervention for newly diagnosed type 2 diabetics, and to measure the impact of such a protocol on overall glycemic control.
Ages Eligible for Study: 25 Years - 80 Years, Genders Eligible for Study: Both
- Kaiser Permanente members
- Newly diagnosed type 2 Diabetes
- Baseline glycosylated hemoglobin level of 6.0-7.9.
- Pregnancy or nursing mother
- Currently taking warfarin
- Diagnosis of psychotic disorder or recent hospitalization for depression
- Unable to comply with or attend treatment sessions
Kaiser Permanente Center for Health Research, Portland, Oregon, 97227, United States
Elder C. Application of the cooperative health care clinic model for the delivery of complementary/ alternative care. The Permanente Journal. Winter 2003; 7(1):55-60.
Record last reviewed: October 2004
Last Updated: October 13, 2004
Record first received: July 30, 2003
ClinicalTrials.gov Identifier: NCT00065650
Health Authority: United States: Federal Government
ClinicalTrials.gov processed this record on 2005-04-08
Cache Date: April 9, 2005