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UMIN ID: UMIN000009989

Registered date:08/02/2013

Brown Rice And Visceral fat obesity in Okinawa

Basic Information

Recruitment status Complete: follow-up complete
Health condition(s) or Problem(s) studiedSubjects who have visceral fat obesity with impaired glucose tolerance and type 2 diabetes mellitus
Date of first enrollment2008/12/01
Target sample size50
Countries of recruitmentJapan
Study typeInterventional
Intervention(s)Encouraged to take white rice for 12 weeks Encouraged to take brown rice for 12 weeks


Primary OutcomePlasma levels of glucose, insulin, lipids and adipocytokine and endothelial function before and after ingestion of white rice or brown rice
Secondary Outcome

Key inclusion & exclusion criteria

Age minimum30years-old
Age maximum79years-old
GenderMale and Female
Include criteria
Exclude criteria1. Subjects who undertake medication to influence on study results 2. Subjects who have diabetic complications 3. Subjects who have infectious diseases or history of recent operation and injury 4. Expected, pregnant or nursing women 5. Subjects who have renal, liver or other organ dysfunction 6. Subjects who have history of abdominal operation or bowel obstruction 7. Subjects who have chronic bowel diseases with digestion and absorption disorders 8. Subjects to be inappropriate as an object of this examination by other reasons

Related Information


public contact
Name Michio Shimabukuro
Address 25 Ueda, Tomigusuku City, Okinawa 901-0243, Japan Japan
Telephone 098-850-3811
Affiliation Tomishiro Chuo Hospital Diabetes and Life-style related Disease Center
scientific contact
Name Michio Shimabukuro, MD
Address 207 Uehara, Nishihara, Okinawa 903-0215, Japan Japan
Telephone 09097854758
Affiliation Faculty of Medicine, University of the Ryukyus Second Department of Internal Medicine