Post-meal Insulin Dosing With Adjuvant Pre-meal Pramlintide in Children With Type 1 Diabetes Mellitus

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Recruitment Status : Completed
First Posted : March 2, 2007
Last Update Posted : December 2, 2010
Amylin Pharmaceuticals, LLC.
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Baylor College of Medicine

Brief Summary:

The primary objective of this study is to examine the effect of pramlintide given pre-meal and insulin given just after a meal has been taken vs. standard therapy of pre-meal insulin on post-prandial glucose excursions.

The secondary objective is to examine the effect of pramlintide and insulin on glucagon suppression in type 1 diabetes.

Condition or disease Intervention/treatment Phase
Type 1 Diabetes Mellitus Drug: Pramlintide acetate Phase 4

Study Type : Interventional  (Clinical Trial)
Actual Enrollment : 8 participants
Allocation: Non-Randomized
Intervention Model: Crossover Assignment
Masking: None (Open Label)
Primary Purpose: Treatment
Official Title: Reducing Postprandial Hyperglycemia With Adjuvant Premeal Pramlintide and Postmeal Insulin in Children With Type 1 Diabetes Mellitus.
Study Start Date : February 2007
Actual Primary Completion Date : February 2009
Actual Study Completion Date : February 2009

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MedlinePlus related topics: Diabetes Type 1

Intervention Details:
  • Drug: Pramlintide acetate
    Pramlintide given before meal and insulin given after meal

Primary Outcome Measures :
  1. Blood glucose level [ Time Frame: at the time of the study ]

Secondary Outcome Measures :
  1. Insulin levels [ Time Frame: at the time of the study ]
  2. Glucagon levels [ Time Frame: at the time of the study ]

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Ages Eligible for Study:   12 Years to 21 Years   (Child, Adult)
Sexes Eligible for Study:   All
Accepts Healthy Volunteers:   No

Inclusion Criteria:

  • type 1 diabetes only
  • diagnosed with T1DM for at least 1 year
  • HbA1C less than or equal to 8.5%
  • currently treated using insulin glargine with or without Humalog/ Novolog OR on the insulin pump
  • hemoglobin equal to or greater than 12mg/dL
  • otherwise healthy, EXCEPT for T1DM and treated hypothyroidism
  • negative pregnancy test, in the case of females

Exclusion Criteria:

  • lack of supportive family
  • evidence or history of chemical abuse
  • BMI (body mass index) greater than the 90th percentile OR less than the 10th percentile for age
  • patient who is poorly compliant with current insulin management and/or prescribed self blood glucose monitoring
  • patient who experiences recurrent severe hypoglycemia episodes (requiring assistance/ hospitalizations) in the past 6 months
  • have hypoglycemia unawareness
  • have a confirmed diagnosis of gastroparesis, and/ or require medications that stimulate gastrointestinal motility
  • pregnant or lactating patients, or patients planning on becoming pregnant

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Please refer to this study by its identifier (NCT number): NCT00442767

United States, Texas
Texas Children's Hospital
Houston, Texas, United States, 77030
Sponsors and Collaborators
Baylor College of Medicine
Amylin Pharmaceuticals, LLC.
Principal Investigator: Rubina A Heptulla, MD Baylor College of Medicine

Responsible Party: Rubina A Heptulla, MD, Baylor College of Medicine Identifier: NCT00442767     History of Changes
Other Study ID Numbers: H-18629
GCRC protocol #:0954
First Posted: March 2, 2007    Key Record Dates
Last Update Posted: December 2, 2010
Last Verified: November 2010

Keywords provided by Baylor College of Medicine:
diabetes mellitus
Pediatric type 1 diabetes mellitus

Additional relevant MeSH terms:
Diabetes Mellitus
Diabetes Mellitus, Type 1
Glucose Metabolism Disorders
Metabolic Diseases
Endocrine System Diseases
Autoimmune Diseases
Immune System Diseases
Islet Amyloid Polypeptide
Hypoglycemic Agents
Physiological Effects of Drugs
Appetite Depressants
Anti-Obesity Agents
Amylin Receptor Agonists
Molecular Mechanisms of Pharmacological Action