Detemir: Role in Type 1 Diabetes

This study has been completed.
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First received: November 27, 2007
Last updated: August 23, 2010
Last verified: October 2009

We study blood sugars in the children with T1DM, who are given insulin detemir and a rapid acting insulin. We hypothesize that there is no difference in the patterns of blood sugars when detemir is given in the same syringe or in separate syringes with rapid acting insulin.

Condition Intervention Phase
Type 1 Diabetes Mellitus
Drug: insulin detemir
Phase 4

Study Type: Interventional
Study Design: Allocation: Randomized
Endpoint Classification: Efficacy Study
Intervention Model: Crossover Assignment
Masking: Open Label
Primary Purpose: Treatment
Official Title: Detemir: Role in Type 1 Diabetes

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Further study details as provided by Baylor College of Medicine:

Primary Outcome Measures:
  • Blood sugars patterns [ Time Frame: during the study ] [ Designated as safety issue: No ]

Estimated Enrollment: 20
Study Start Date: August 2007
Study Completion Date: May 2010
Primary Completion Date: December 2009 (Final data collection date for primary outcome measure)
Intervention Details:
    Drug: insulin detemir
    Twice daily Detemir either mixed with Novolog or given separately

Ages Eligible for Study:   10 Years to 25 Years
Genders Eligible for Study:   Both
Accepts Healthy Volunteers:   No

Inclusion Criteria:

  • Subjects with antibody positive T1DM
  • On insulin glargine for at least 3 months
  • Age 10-25 years
  • Not on medications that may affect glucose concentrations
  • HbA1C of less than 9 %
  • BMI less than 95th % and more than 10th%
  • Supportive family

Exclusion Criteria:

  • Subjects with undetermined diabetes or T2DM
  • Unable to adhere to insulin regimen
  • Positive urine pregnancy test
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Please refer to this study by its identifier: NCT00564395

United States, Texas
Texas Children's Hospital Endocrine and Diabetes Clinic
Houston, Texas, United States, 77030
Sponsors and Collaborators
Baylor College of Medicine
Principal Investigator: Rubina A Heptulla, MD Baylor College of Medicine
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Responsible Party: Rubina Heptulla, MD, Baylor Identifier: NCT00564395     History of Changes
Other Study ID Numbers: H-16541
Study First Received: November 27, 2007
Last Updated: August 23, 2010
Health Authority: United States: Food and Drug Administration

Additional relevant MeSH terms:
Diabetes Mellitus, Type 1
Autoimmune Diseases
Diabetes Mellitus
Endocrine System Diseases
Glucose Metabolism Disorders
Immune System Diseases
Metabolic Diseases processed this record on August 30, 2015