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C-Reactive Protein (CRP) in Obese Diabetic Women

This study has been completed.
Mexican National Institute of Public Health
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AstraZeneca Identifier:
First received: October 26, 2005
Last updated: August 24, 2007
Last verified: August 2007
The purpose of this study is to determine whether treatment with rosuvastatin for 6 months in obese type 2 diabetic women will improve their lipid profiles and thus prevent the progression to cardiovascular disease.

Condition Intervention Phase
Diabetes Mellitus, Type 2 Drug: Rosuvastatin; improvement of lipid profile Phase 4

Study Type: Interventional
Study Design: Allocation: Randomized
Intervention Model: Parallel Assignment
Masking: Double
Primary Purpose: Treatment
Official Title: Interventions Study for the Control of Diabetes Mellitus Type 2 in Obese Women

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Further study details as provided by AstraZeneca:

Primary Outcome Measures:
  • Patients will be receiving rosuvastatin/placebo for 6 months
  • They will have baseline laboratory parameters taken such as glycemia
  • HbA1c (glycosylated hemoglobin), low-density lipoprotein cholesterol (LDL-C), computed tomography (CT), high-density lipoprotein cholesterol (HDL-C), C-reactive protein (CRP), and retaken every 3 months
  • Every month, patients will be evaluated at the clinic
  • All participants will receive an intervention on diet and physical activity counseling, which will be carefully monitored.

Secondary Outcome Measures:
  • Other variables will be: proinflammatory cytokines - tumor necrosis factor (TNF)-alpha, interleukin-6 (IL-6), IL-12, Th2/Th3 cytokines -IL-4, IL-10 and transforming growth factor beta (TGF-beta)

Estimated Enrollment: 100
Study Start Date: October 2005

Ages Eligible for Study:   45 Years and older   (Adult, Senior)
Sexes Eligible for Study:   Female
Accepts Healthy Volunteers:   No

Inclusion Criteria:

  • Menopausal
  • Diagnosed diabetes mellitus type 2
  • Obese (body mass index [BMI] > 25 ≤ 30)

Exclusion Criteria:

  • Fasting blood glucose ≥ 200 mg/dl
  • CRP < 2 mg/L and > 10 mg/L
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Please refer to this study by its identifier: NCT00262548

Research site
Cuernavaca, Morelos, Mexico
Sponsors and Collaborators
Mexican National Institute of Public Health
Study Director: Astra Zeneca Mexico Medical Director, MD AstraZeneca
Principal Investigator: Simón Barquera Cervera, MD Mexican National Institute of Public Health
  More Information Identifier: NCT00262548     History of Changes
Other Study ID Numbers: DM-CRESTOR-0001
Study First Received: October 26, 2005
Last Updated: August 24, 2007

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Additional relevant MeSH terms:
Diabetes Mellitus
Diabetes Mellitus, Type 2
Glucose Metabolism Disorders
Metabolic Diseases
Endocrine System Diseases
Rosuvastatin Calcium
Hydroxymethylglutaryl-CoA Reductase Inhibitors
Anticholesteremic Agents
Hypolipidemic Agents
Molecular Mechanisms of Pharmacological Action
Enzyme Inhibitors
Lipid Regulating Agents processed this record on September 19, 2017