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Insulin Glargine, INITIATE Metabolic and Economic Outcomes of Lantus

This study has been completed.
ClinicalTrials.gov Identifier:
First Posted: November 29, 2007
Last Update Posted: August 25, 2008
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To introduce initiation of glargine insulin treatment in primary care based on a patient education program. To show and compare feasibility of group education to individual education program.

Condition Intervention Phase
Diabetes Mellitus Drug: Insulin Glargine Phase 4

Study Type: Interventional
Study Design: Allocation: Randomized
Intervention Model: Parallel Assignment
Masking: None (Open Label)
Primary Purpose: Treatment
Official Title: A Multicentre, Multinational, Randomised, Open Study to Establish the Optimal Method for Initiating Lantus(Insulin Glargine) Therapy to Determine Metabolic and Economic Outcomes, Safety, and Satisfaction in Subjects With Type 2 Diabetes Mellitus

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Further study details as provided by Sanofi:

Primary Outcome Measures:
  • Superiority is based on observing clinically significant difference in glycaemic control (> than or = to 0,5 % HbA1c). Programs are defined as equally successful if the HbA1c differs less than 0,5 %. [ Time Frame: HbA1c values at visits 1, 2, 5 and 10 ]

Enrollment: 124
Study Start Date: November 2003
Study Completion Date: June 2005
Intervention Details:
    Drug: Insulin Glargine
    Insulin glargine administered by subcutaneous injection daily at bedtime for 24 weeks.
    Other Name: Lantus

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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:

  • Insulin-naive Type 2 Diabetes Mellitus subjects, aged ≥18 years and on stable oral anti-diabetic treatment for >6 months requiring basal long-acting insulin (HbA1c >7.5 % and <12.0 %).

Exclusion Criteria:

  • The above information is not intended to contain all considerations relevant to a patient's potential participation in a clinical trial.
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Please refer to this study by its ClinicalTrials.gov identifier (NCT number): NCT00565162

Helsinki, Finland
Amsterdam, Netherlands
Stockholm, Sweden
United Kingdom
Leicester, United Kingdom
Sponsors and Collaborators
Study Director: Sanni Lahdenpera Sanofi
  More Information

ClinicalTrials.gov Identifier: NCT00565162     History of Changes
Other Study ID Numbers: HOE901_4041
First Submitted: November 28, 2007
First Posted: November 29, 2007
Last Update Posted: August 25, 2008
Last Verified: August 2008

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