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Effect of Liraglutide on Blood Glucose Control in Subjects With Type 2 Diabetes (LEAD-1)

This study has been completed.
Information provided by (Responsible Party):
Novo Nordisk A/S Identifier:
First received: April 25, 2006
Last updated: January 24, 2017
Last verified: January 2017
This trial is conducted globally (the United States of America excepted). This trial is designed to show the effect of treatment with liraglutide when added to existing glimepiride therapy and to compare this to both glimepiride monotherapy and to rosiglitazone as add-on therapy to glimepiride.

Condition Intervention Phase
Diabetes Diabetes Mellitus, Type 2 Drug: liraglutide Drug: rosiglitazone Drug: glimepiride Phase 3

Study Type: Interventional
Study Design: Allocation: Randomized
Intervention Model: Parallel Assignment
Masking: Double (Participant, Investigator)
Primary Purpose: Treatment
Official Title: Liraglutide Effect and Action in Diabetes (LEAD-1): Effect on Glycaemic Control After Once Daily Administration of Liraglutide in Combination With Glimepiride Versus Glimepiride Monotherapy Versus Glimepiride and Rosiglitazone Combination Therapy in Subjects With Type 2 Diabetes.

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

Primary Outcome Measures:
  • HbA1c [ Time Frame: after 26 weeks of treatment ]

Secondary Outcome Measures:
  • body weight
  • Safety and tolerability
  • beta-cell function
  • Glycemic control parameters (fasting plasma glucose, -glucose profiles)

Enrollment: 1041
Study Start Date: May 2006
Study Completion Date: May 2007
Primary Completion Date: May 2007 (Final data collection date for primary outcome measure)

Ages Eligible for Study:   18 Years to 80 Years   (Adult, Senior)
Sexes Eligible for Study:   All
Accepts Healthy Volunteers:   No

Inclusion Criteria:

  • Type 2 diabetes
  • Treatment with oral anti-diabetic drugs for at least 3 months
  • HbA1c: 7.0-11.0 % (both incl.) in subjects on OAD monotherapy. 7.0-10.0 % (both incl.) in subjects on OAD combination therapy
  • Body Mass Index (BMI) less than or equal to 45.0 kg/m2.

Exclusion Criteria:

  • Treatment with insulin within the last three months
  • Treatment with any drug that could interfere with the glucose level
  • Any serious medical condition
  • Females who are pregnant, have the intention of becoming pregnant or are breastfeeding
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Please refer to this study by its identifier: NCT00318422

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Sponsors and Collaborators
Novo Nordisk A/S
Study Director: Global Clinical Registry (GCR, 1452) Novo Nordisk A/S
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Additional Information:

Publications automatically indexed to this study by Identifier (NCT Number):
Responsible Party: Novo Nordisk A/S Identifier: NCT00318422     History of Changes
Other Study ID Numbers: NN2211-1436
2005-003414-15 ( EudraCT Number )
Study First Received: April 25, 2006
Last Updated: January 24, 2017

Additional relevant MeSH terms:
Diabetes Mellitus
Diabetes Mellitus, Type 2
Glucose Metabolism Disorders
Metabolic Diseases
Endocrine System Diseases
Hypoglycemic Agents
Physiological Effects of Drugs
Hormones, Hormone Substitutes, and Hormone Antagonists
Anti-Arrhythmia Agents
Immunosuppressive Agents
Immunologic Factors processed this record on August 21, 2017