Evaluation Rehabilitation on Glycometabolic State in Non-Diabetic Coronary Artery Disease (CAD) Patients

This study has been completed.
Information provided by:
IRCCS San Raffaele
ClinicalTrials.gov Identifier:
First received: June 2, 2009
Last updated: June 10, 2009
Last verified: June 2009

The purpose of this study is to evaluate the effects of an intensive Cardiac rehabilitation program on glucose metabolism of non-diabetic coronary artery disease patients.

Condition Intervention Phase
Coronary Artery Disease
Behavioral: physical training
Phase 4

Study Type: Observational
Study Design: Observational Model: Case Control
Time Perspective: Prospective
Official Title: Effect of Cardiac Rehabilitation on Glucometabolic State in Non-Diabetic Patients With Chronic Ischemic Heart Disease

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Further study details as provided by IRCCS San Raffaele:

Primary Outcome Measures:
  • to evaluate the effective prevalence of glucose metabolism alterations in patients with chronic ischemic heart disease and stable chronic heart failure, without previous diagnosis of diabetes mellitus

Secondary Outcome Measures:
  • to evaluate the potential beneficial effect of physical training on the glycometabolic state

Study Start Date: January 2006
Study Completion Date: January 2007
Groups/Cohorts Assigned Interventions
physical training Behavioral: physical training
intensive cardiac rehabilitation program


Genders Eligible for Study:   Both
Sampling Method:   Probability Sample
Study Population

non diabetes patients with coronary artery disease


Inclusion Criteria:

  • patients admitted to undergo a cycle of in-hospital cardiac rehabilitation
  • patients without a previous diagnosis of diabetes mellitus
  • patients able to start physical training within three days from admission
  • fasting blood glucose at admission < 126 mg/dl

Exclusion Criteria:

  • previous diagnosis of diabetes mellitus
  • acute coronary events or acute heart failure in the past three months
  • physical disabilities that contraindicate training
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Responsible Party: giuseppe rosano, IRCCS San Raffaele Roma
ClinicalTrials.gov Identifier: NCT00917930     History of Changes
Other Study ID Numbers: 090505
Study First Received: June 2, 2009
Last Updated: June 10, 2009
Health Authority: Italy: Ministry of Health

Keywords provided by IRCCS San Raffaele:
exercise training
functional recovery
heart diseases
altered glucose metabolism early after an acute cardiac event
non diabetes CAD patients
glycometabolic state

Additional relevant MeSH terms:
Coronary Artery Disease
Myocardial Ischemia
Coronary Disease
Heart Diseases
Cardiovascular Diseases
Arterial Occlusive Diseases
Vascular Diseases

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