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Assessment of Non-Fasting vs. Fasting Lipid Measures in Diabetes Patients

This study has been completed.
Information provided by:
Park Nicollet Institute Identifier:
First received: December 6, 2007
Last updated: January 5, 2009
Last verified: December 2008

This study will examine whether fasting and non-fasting lipid measures can provide similar clinical information in order to guide lipid management by primary physicians. It will compare fasting vs. non-fasting lipid measurements in patients with and without diabetes.

Condition Intervention
Diabetes Mellitus
Normal Glucose Metabolism
Other: fasting 12+ hours
Other: Non-fasting

Study Type: Interventional
Study Design: Intervention Model: Crossover Assignment
Masking: Open Label
Primary Purpose: Diagnostic
Official Title: Assessment of Non-Fasting vs. Fasting Lipid Measures in Diabetes Patients

Further study details as provided by Park Nicollet Institute:

Primary Outcome Measures:
  • LDL-Cholesterol [ Time Frame: Fasting 12+ hours vs. Non-fasting ]

Secondary Outcome Measures:
  • Other lipid parameters [ Time Frame: Fasting 12+ hours vs. non-fasting ]

Enrollment: 50
Study Start Date: November 2006
Study Completion Date: June 2007
Arms Assigned Interventions
Fasting Other: fasting 12+ hours
fasting 12+ hours
Non-fasting Other: Non-fasting


Ages Eligible for Study:   18 Years and older
Genders Eligible for Study:   Both
Accepts Healthy Volunteers:   Yes

Inclusion Criteria:

  • Park Nicollet Health Services patients due for routine lipid measures

Exclusion Criteria:

  • Unwilling or unable to provide consent
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Please refer to this study by its identifier: NCT00569959

United States, Minnesota
Park Nicollet Internal and Family Medicine Clinics
Minneapolis, Minnesota, United States, 55416
Sponsors and Collaborators
Park Nicollet Institute
Principal Investigator: William Richards, MD Park Nicollet Health Services
  More Information

No publications provided Identifier: NCT00569959     History of Changes
Other Study ID Numbers: 03363-05-A
Study First Received: December 6, 2007
Last Updated: January 5, 2009
Health Authority: United States: Institutional Review Board

Keywords provided by Park Nicollet Institute:
fasting lipid measures
non-fasting lipid measures
clinical decision-making

Additional relevant MeSH terms:
Diabetes Mellitus
Endocrine System Diseases
Glucose Metabolism Disorders
Metabolic Diseases processed this record on February 27, 2015