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Compare Blood Sugar Level Between Lantus in the Morning and Other Insulins in Type 1 Diabetes Adolescents

This study has been completed.
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Sanofi Identifier:
First received: September 30, 2002
Last updated: January 10, 2011
Last verified: January 2011
The purpose of the study is to compare the effect in blood sugar control between Lantus and twice daily intermediate acting insulins (NPH or Lente) when used as the basal insulin in a multiple daily injection setting with fast acting insulin (Lispro)

Condition Intervention Phase
Diabetes Mellitus Drug: Lantus (insulin glargine [rDNA origin] injection) Drug: Humulin N Drug: Humulin L Drug: Lispro Phase 3

Study Type: Interventional
Study Design: Allocation: Randomized
Intervention Model: Parallel Assignment
Masking: None (Open Label)
Primary Purpose: Treatment
Official Title: Morning LANTUS v. Intermediate-acting Insulin 2x/Day as Basal Insulin in a Multiple Daily Inj. w/ Humalog in Adolescents w/ Type 1 Diabetes Mellitus: an Active-controlled, Open, Randomized, Gender-stratified, Two-arm, Parallel-group Study

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Further study details as provided by Sanofi:

Primary Outcome Measures:
  • to measure change in glycemic control as measured by hemoglobin A1c (A1c). [ Time Frame: from baseline to endpoint (last available post-treatment assessment) ]

Secondary Outcome Measures:
  • Change in A1c [ Time Frame: from baseline to individual study time points ]
  • Percentage of subjects achieving an A1c ≤7.0; percent of preteens (12 years and below) achieving 8%; teens (13-18 years) achieving 7.5% [ Time Frame: During the study conduct ]
  • Change in fasting self-monitored blood glucose (SMBG) for weekdays, weekends and weekday/weekend combined [ Time Frame: from baseline to endpoint ]
  • Change in urinary spot random microalbumin-to-creatinine (A/C) ratio [ Time Frame: from baseline to endpoint ]
  • Change in 8-point blood glucose profiles for weekdays, weekends, and weekday/weekend combined [ Time Frame: from baseline to endpoint ]
  • Change in average basal insulin doses [ Time Frame: from baseline to endpoint ]
  • Change in lipids (total cholesterol [TC], high-density lipoprotein cholesterol [HDL], low-density lipoprotein cholesterol [LDL], and triglycerides [TGs]) [ Time Frame: from baseline to endpoint ]
  • Change in glucose [ Time Frame: from baseline to endpoint ]
  • Occurrence of hypoglycemia [ Time Frame: from the informed consent signature to the end of the study ]
  • Adverse events (AEs) [ Time Frame: from the informed consent signature to the end of the study ]
  • Clinical values: physical examination, vital signs, change in age-adjusted body mass index (BMI) [ Time Frame: from the informed consent signature to the end of the study ]

Estimated Enrollment: 250
Study Start Date: November 2002
Primary Completion Date: February 2005 (Final data collection date for primary outcome measure)

Ages Eligible for Study:   9 Years to 17 Years   (Child)
Sexes Eligible for Study:   All
Accepts Healthy Volunteers:   Yes

Inclusion Criteria:

  • Type 1 diabetes treated with insulin only for at least 1 year,
  • with a Tanner stage of ≥ 2,
  • had evidence of decreased insulin secretory capacity (fasting C-peptide concentration ≤0.5 mmol/L) and 7.0%≤A1c≤9.5% at screening.

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Please refer to this study by its identifier: NCT00046501

United States, New Jersey
Bridgewater, New Jersey, United States, 08807
Sponsors and Collaborators
Study Director: Doug Green Sanofi
  More Information

Responsible Party: Medical Affairs Study Director, sanofi-aventis Identifier: NCT00046501     History of Changes
Other Study ID Numbers: HOE901_4030
Study First Received: September 30, 2002
Last Updated: January 10, 2011

Additional relevant MeSH terms:
Diabetes Mellitus
Glucose Metabolism Disorders
Metabolic Diseases
Endocrine System Diseases
Insulin, Globin Zinc
Insulin Glargine
Insulin, Isophane
Isophane Insulin, Human
Hypoglycemic Agents
Physiological Effects of Drugs processed this record on September 19, 2017