Studies related to Blood Glucose and Red Clover Extract

Effects Of Supplementation With Purified Red Clover (Trifolium Pratense) Isoflavones On Plasma Lipids And Insulin Resistance In Healthy Premenopausal Women

Effect None
Trial Design Double blind
Trial Length 1-6 months
Number of Subjects 31
Gender Female
Age Range 18-29, 30-44
Body Types Average
Notes for this study:
Oral supplementation of 80mg Promensil for three menstrual cycles in otherwise healthy women failed to significantly alter any biomarker of glucose or lipid metabolism measured despite urinary isoflavones increasing 15-fold.

Effects Of Dietary Supplementation With Isoflavones From Red Clover On Ambulatory Blood Pressure And Endothelial Function In Postmenopausal Type 2 Diabetes

Effect None
Trial Design Double blind
Trial Length 2-4 Weeks
Number of Subjects 16
Gender Female
Age Range 45-64, 65+
Body Types Obese, Overweight
Notes for this study:
Oral supplementation of 50mg isoflavones (mostly formononetin) from red clover for four weeks in postmenopausal women with type II diabetics was able to improve basal blood flow as assessed by forearm resistance (L-NMMA treatment) and reduced blood pressure by 8mmHg systolic and 4.3mmHg diastolic. No statistically significant changes were noted elsewhere.