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A Clinical Study to Assess the Effect of Vildagliptin on Beta Cell Function in Drug Naive Patients With Type 2 Diabetes

This study has been completed.
Sponsor:
ClinicalTrials.gov Identifier:
NCT00260156
First Posted: December 1, 2005
Last Update Posted: January 4, 2013
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Information provided by (Responsible Party):
Novartis ( Novartis Pharmaceuticals )
  Purpose
This study is not being conducted in the United States. The purpose of this study is to assess the effect of vildagliptin, an unapproved drug, on various measures of pancreatic islet function in people with type 2 diabetes who have not previously been treated with drug therapy to lower their blood sugar.

Condition Intervention Phase
Diabetes Mellitus, Type 2 Drug: vildagliptin Drug: placebo Phase 3

Study Type: Interventional
Study Design: Allocation: Randomized
Intervention Model: Parallel Assignment
Masking: Double (Participant, Investigator)
Primary Purpose: Treatment
Official Title: A Clinical Study to Assess the Effect of Vildagliptin on Beta Cell Function in Drug Naive Patients With Type 2 Diabetes

Further study details as provided by Novartis ( Novartis Pharmaceuticals ):

Primary Outcome Measures:
  • Change from baseline in hyperglycemia and arginine-stimulated first phase insulin secretion at 52 weeks [ Time Frame: 52 weeks ]

Secondary Outcome Measures:
  • Change from baseline in disposition index at 52 weeks [ Time Frame: 52 weeks ]
  • Change from baseline in hyperglycemia and arginine stimulated second phase insulin secretion at 52 weeks [ Time Frame: 52 weeks ]
  • Change in hyperglycemia-stimulated first phase insulin secretion at 52 weeks [ Time Frame: 52 weeks ]
  • Change in hyperglycemia-stimulated second phase insulin secretion at 52 weeks [ Time Frame: 52 weeks ]
  • Beta-cell function parameter derived from standard meal challenge [ Time Frame: 52 weeks ]

Enrollment: 59
Study Start Date: November 2005
Primary Completion Date: December 2008 (Final data collection date for primary outcome measure)
Arms Assigned Interventions
Experimental: vildagliptin Drug: vildagliptin
Placebo Comparator: Placebo Drug: placebo

  Eligibility

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Ages Eligible for Study:   30 Years and older   (Adult, Senior)
Sexes Eligible for Study:   All
Accepts Healthy Volunteers:   No
Criteria

Inclusion Criteria:

  • Not currently on drug therapy for type 2 diabetes
  • Blood glucose criteria must be met

Exclusion Criteria:

  • History of type 1 diabetes
  • Evidence of significant diabetic complications
  • Serious cardiovascular events within the past 6 months
  • Other protocol-defined exclusion criteria may apply
  Contacts and Locations
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Please refer to this study by its ClinicalTrials.gov identifier (NCT number): NCT00260156


Locations
Switzerland
Novartis Pharmaceuticals
Basel, Switzerland
Sponsors and Collaborators
Novartis Pharmaceuticals
Investigators
Study Director: Novartis Pharmaceuticals Novartis Pharmaceuticals
  More Information

Publications automatically indexed to this study by ClinicalTrials.gov Identifier (NCT Number):
Responsible Party: Novartis Pharmaceuticals
ClinicalTrials.gov Identifier: NCT00260156     History of Changes
Other Study ID Numbers: CLAF237A2381
First Submitted: November 29, 2005
First Posted: December 1, 2005
Last Update Posted: January 4, 2013
Last Verified: January 2013

Keywords provided by Novartis ( Novartis Pharmaceuticals ):
Type 2 diabetes
vildagliptin

Additional relevant MeSH terms:
Diabetes Mellitus
Diabetes Mellitus, Type 2
Glucose Metabolism Disorders
Metabolic Diseases
Endocrine System Diseases
Vildagliptin
Dipeptidyl-Peptidase IV Inhibitors
Protease Inhibitors
Enzyme Inhibitors
Molecular Mechanisms of Pharmacological Action
Hypoglycemic Agents
Physiological Effects of Drugs


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