The Aim is to Estimate the Total Amount of Insulin-producing Cells in the Pancreas by MRI.

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Recruitment Status : Terminated (Explanation provided in detailed descriptiong section of record.)
First Posted : January 20, 2006
Last Update Posted : August 7, 2009
Yale University
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Brief Summary:
Assess pancreatic beta cell function using MR imaging.

Condition or disease Intervention/treatment Phase
Diabetes Mellitus Procedure: MR imaging Procedure: Glucose clamp Drug: Arginine Not Applicable

Detailed Description:
The study was terminated on July 31st, 2007. The study was discontinued, as we have not met the primary end point, differentiation between normal volunteers and subjects with type 1 diabetes mellitus. There were no safety concerns.

Study Type : Interventional  (Clinical Trial)
Actual Enrollment : 29 participants
Allocation: Non-Randomized
Intervention Model: Single Group Assignment
Masking: None (Open Label)
Primary Purpose: Diagnostic
Official Title: Pancreatic Beta-Cell Mass And Function Quantification By Means Of Perfusion Imaging
Study Start Date : December 2005
Actual Study Completion Date : July 2007

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Intervention Details:
  • Procedure: MR imaging
  • Procedure: Glucose clamp
  • Drug: Arginine
    Other Name: R-Gene 10

Primary Outcome Measures :
  1. Pancreatic perfusion

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Ages Eligible for Study:   18 Years to 65 Years   (Adult, Older Adult)
Sexes Eligible for Study:   All
Accepts Healthy Volunteers:   Yes

Inclusion Criteria:

  • Normal Volunteers
  • T1DM and T2DM subjects

Exclusion Criteria:

  • Concomitant severe conditions

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Please refer to this study by its identifier (NCT number): NCT00280085

United States, Connecticut
Pfizer Investigational Site
New Haven, Connecticut, United States, 06510
Sponsors and Collaborators
Yale University
Study Director: Pfizer Call Center Pfizer

Additional Information:
Publications automatically indexed to this study by Identifier (NCT Number):
Responsible Party: Director, Clinical Trial Disclosure Group, Pfizer, Inc. Identifier: NCT00280085     History of Changes
Other Study ID Numbers: A9001280
First Posted: January 20, 2006    Key Record Dates
Last Update Posted: August 7, 2009
Last Verified: September 2008

Additional relevant MeSH terms:
Diabetes Mellitus
Glucose Metabolism Disorders
Metabolic Diseases
Endocrine System Diseases