Dietary Interventions in Prediabetes


About this study

Assessment of glucose metabolism and liver fat after 12 week dietary intervention in pre diabetes subjects. Subjects will be randomized to either high fat (olive oil supplemented),high carb/high fiber (beans supplemented) and high carb/low fiber diets. Glucose metabolism will be assessed by labeled oral glucose tolerance test and liver fat by magnetic resonance spectroscopy pre randomization and at 8 and 12 week after starting dietary intervention.

Participation eligibility

Participant eligibility includes age, gender, type and stage of disease, and previous treatments or health concerns. Guidelines differ from study to study, and identify who can or cannot participate. There is no guarantee that every individual who qualifies and wants to participate in a trial will be enrolled. Contact the study team to discuss study eligibility and potential participation.

Inclusion Criteria:

  • Impaired fasting glucose(100-125 mg/dl)
  • HbA1c 5.7-6.4 %
  • BMI 26-40 kg/sq.m

Exclusion Criteria:

  • MRS contraindication
  • Pregnant women
  • Liver disease

Participating Mayo Clinic locations

Study statuses change often. Please contact the study team for the most up-to-date information regarding possible participation.

Mayo Clinic Location Status

Rochester, Minn.

Mayo Clinic principal investigator

Rita Basu, M.D.

Closed for enrollment

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