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Below are the abstracts from clinical studies that support the ExtendBar® formula and its key active ingredient.


Evaluation of a snack
 bar containing uncooked cornstarch in subjects with diabetes.

Kaufman FR, Halvorson M, Kaufman ND
Department of Pediatrics, Childrens Hospital, Los Angeles, CA, USA.

Abstract
The objective of this study was to determine the effect of a snack bar containing uncooked cornstarch, equivalent to 1 1/2 starch/bread exchanges (bar 1), compared to a control bar (bar 2), on the incidence of nocturnal and morning hypoglycemia in subjects with diabetes……..
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Diabetes Research and Clinical Practice 1997;35:25-33


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The effect of ExtendBar containing uncooked cornstarch on night-time glycemic excursion in suspects with type 2 diabetes

Maryellen Dyer-Parziale
Casa Pacifica Medical Clinic, 1722 S Lewis Rd, Camarillo, CA 93012, USA

Abstract
The objective of this study was to determine the effects of ingesting a snack bar containing uncooked cornstarch (ExtendBar, Clinical Products, Limited, Key Biscayne, FL) on nocturnal glycemic excursion in 28 adults (ages 22-78 years) with type 2 diabetes mellitus (mean HbAlc 8.21 ± 1.28%)…
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Diabetes Research and Clinical Practice 2000 Oct;53(issue 3):137-139


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A study to assess the efficacy of ExtendBar as an appetite suppressant in males and females. A crossover study in moderately overweight subjects with BMI 27-31

Glen Sussman, Ph.D.
President, Illinois Center for Clinical Trials, Chicago, IL.
Arush Anigrass, B.S.
Medical Student/Study Coordinator

Abstract
There are always several items of interest that appear on the market every year to promote weight loss or to help metabolic processes increase efficiency in order to indirectly cause, weight loss. One such method used to reach such goal is to decrease food consumption by either causing individuals to be satiated for longer periods of time or by simply providing stimulus of satiety such that food need not be consumed. ExtendBar® uniquely attempts to influence both criteria by providing a long-acting carbohydrate snack bar containing uncooked cornstarch. This study is designed to assess the efficiency of each 40 gram bar in terms of taste and calorie intake…
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Data on file. Unpublished study conducted at University of Chicago: 2000


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Use of uncooked cornstarch to avert nocturnal hypoglycemia in children and adolescents with type I diabetes.

Kaufman FR, Devgan S
Department of Pediatrics, Childrens Hospital Los Angeles, University of Southern California School of Medicine, USA.


Abstract
Intensive management of type I diabetes mellitus may lead to a significant increase in hypoglycemia. This study evaluated the use of uncooked cornstarch to avert hypoglycemia in 13 patients, ages 3.0-17.5 years, with diabetes and a history of nighttime hypoglycemia…
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Journal of Diabetes Complications 1996 Oct;10(Mar-Apr):84-87


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A randomized, blinded trial of uncooked cornstarch to diminish nocturnal hypoglycemia at Diabetes Camp.

Kaufman FR, Halvorson M, Kaufman ND
Department of Pediatrics, Childrens Hospital Los Angeles, CA, USA.


Abstract
OBJECTIVE: To determine if uncooked cornstarch, as part of the evening snack, can avert nocturnal hypoglycemia in type 1 diabetes.
RESEARCH DESIGN AND METHODS: Fifty-one campers and counselors at the American Diabetes Association Camp in San Bernardino, CA were randomly assigned to receive 5 g of uncooked cornstarch as part of the 21:00 evening snack vs. a standard snack of equivalent carbohydrate content…
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Diabetes Research and Clinical Practice 1995 Dec;30(3):205-9




  1. Patent No. 5,605,893 "Method of Using a Therapeutic Food Composition to Diminsih Blood Sugar Fluctuations"
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  3. Patent No. 5,843,921 "Therapeutic Food Composition to Diminish Blood Sugar Fluctuations"
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  5. Patent No. 6,339,076 "Therapeutic Food Composition to Diminish Blood Sugar Fluctuations"
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  7. Patent No. 6,534,487 "Methods for Suppressing Appetite and Enhancing Exercise and Recovery"
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  9. Patent No. 6,905,702 "Methods for Regulating Blood Glucose and Appetite Suppression in Type 2 Diabetics"

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