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Efficacy and Safety of a Fixed or a Flexible Supplementary Insulin Therapy in Type 2 Diabetes

This study has been completed.
ClinicalTrials.gov Identifier:
First Posted: January 10, 2006
Last Update Posted: November 21, 2014
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Information provided by (Responsible Party):
Novo Nordisk A/S
This trial is conducted in Europe. This trial aims for a comparison of the efficacy and safety of Insulin Aspart, given in a fixed or in a flexible supplementary insulin therapy, with or without Insulin Detemir plus Metformin, if needed, in subjects with type 2 diabetes.

Condition Intervention Phase
Diabetes Diabetes Mellitus, Type 2 Drug: insulin detemir Drug: insulin aspart Phase 4

Study Type: Interventional
Study Design: Allocation: Randomized
Intervention Model: Parallel Assignment
Masking: None (Open Label)
Primary Purpose: Treatment
Official Title: Efficacy and Safety of Insulin Aspart in a Fixed or Flexible Supplementary Insulin Therapy Regimen, With or Without Insulin Detemir in Type 2 Diabetes

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Further study details as provided by Novo Nordisk A/S:

Primary Outcome Measures:
  • HbA1c [ Time Frame: after 52 weeks ]

Secondary Outcome Measures:
  • Blood glucose profiles
  • Percentage of patients with HbA1c less than 7.0% after 52 weeks
  • Quality of Life
  • Frequency of BG measurements
  • Safety parameters
  • Duration of education

Enrollment: 373
Study Start Date: September 2005
Study Completion Date: November 2006
Primary Completion Date: November 2006 (Final data collection date for primary outcome measure)

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Ages Eligible for Study:   18 Years and older   (Adult, Senior)
Sexes Eligible for Study:   All
Accepts Healthy Volunteers:   No

Inclusion Criteria:

  • Type 2 Diabetes for more than 6 months
  • Treatment with 1 or more oral anti-diabetic drugs or insulin, or a combination of these for more than 3 months
  • Body Mass Index (BMI) less than or equal to 40 kg/m2
  • HbA1c 7.0-11.0%

Exclusion Criteria:

  • Treatment with short acting insulin(s) for longer than 10 days
  • Current treatment with TZDs. A TZD medication must be stopped at least 14 days before the randomization
  • Proliferative retinopathy or maculopathy requiring acute or laser treatment within the last 6 months
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Please refer to this study by its ClinicalTrials.gov identifier (NCT number): NCT00274274

Düsseldorf, Germany
Sponsors and Collaborators
Novo Nordisk A/S
Study Director: Global Clinical Registry (GCR, 1452) Novo Nordisk A/S
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Additional Information:
Responsible Party: Novo Nordisk A/S
ClinicalTrials.gov Identifier: NCT00274274     History of Changes
Other Study ID Numbers: NN304-1657
2005-000319-87 ( EudraCT Number )
First Submitted: January 9, 2006
First Posted: January 10, 2006
Last Update Posted: November 21, 2014
Last Verified: November 2014

Additional relevant MeSH terms:
Diabetes Mellitus
Diabetes Mellitus, Type 2
Glucose Metabolism Disorders
Metabolic Diseases
Endocrine System Diseases
Insulin, Globin Zinc
Insulin Aspart
Insulin Detemir
Hypoglycemic Agents
Physiological Effects of Drugs