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Biphasic Insulin Aspart 30 in Type 2 Diabetes Failing OAD Therapy (INITIATE)

This study has been completed.
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ClinicalTrials.gov Identifier:
NCT00598793
First Posted: January 23, 2008
Last Update Posted: January 9, 2017
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Information provided by (Responsible Party):
Novo Nordisk A/S
  Purpose
This trial is conducted in the United States of America (USA). The aim of this trial is to compare biphasic insulin aspart 30 plus metformin in a standard injection regimen to a standard dosing of insulin glargine plus metformin on blood glucose control in subjects with type 2 diabetes who are insulin naive and failing OAD therapy.

Condition Intervention Phase
Diabetes Diabetes Mellitus, Type 2 Drug: biphasic insulin aspart Drug: insulin glargine Drug: metformin Drug: pioglitazone Phase 3

Study Type: Interventional
Study Design: Allocation: Randomized
Intervention Model: Parallel Assignment
Masking: None (Open Label)
Primary Purpose: Treatment
Official Title: Biphasic Insulin Aspart 70/30 + Metformin Compared to Insulin Glargine + Metformin in Type 2 Diabetes Failing OAD Therapy

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

Primary Outcome Measures:
  • HbA1c [ Time Frame: after 28 weeks of treatment ]

Secondary Outcome Measures:
  • Postprandial glucose by 8-point SMBG
  • Number of subjects achieving HbA1c below 7%
  • Number of hypoglycemic episodes and adverse events
  • Weight change
  • Insulin dose

Enrollment: 242
Study Start Date: November 2002
Study Completion Date: March 2004
Primary Completion Date: March 2004 (Final data collection date for primary outcome measure)
  Eligibility

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Ages Eligible for Study:   18 Years to 75 Years   (Adult, Senior)
Sexes Eligible for Study:   All
Accepts Healthy Volunteers:   No
Criteria

Inclusion Criteria:

  • Insulin naive Type 2 diabetes
  • Currently treated with OADs alone or combined with other treatment for at least 3 months
  • BMI below 40 kg/m2 and body weight below 125 kg
  • HbA1c greater than or equal to 8%

Exclusion Criteria:

  • Inability to tolerate metformin or contradictions to its use
  • Pregnant, breastfeeding or intention of becoming pregnant
  • Allergy to any of the trial products
  • Inability or unwillingness to perform SMBG
  Contacts and Locations
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Please refer to this study by its ClinicalTrials.gov identifier (NCT number): NCT00598793


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Sponsors and Collaborators
Novo Nordisk A/S
Investigators
Study Director: Global Clinical Registry (GCR, 1452) Novo Nordisk A/S
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Responsible Party: Novo Nordisk A/S
ClinicalTrials.gov Identifier: NCT00598793     History of Changes
Other Study ID Numbers: BIASP-2163
First Submitted: January 11, 2008
First Posted: January 23, 2008
Last Update Posted: January 9, 2017
Last Verified: January 2017

Additional relevant MeSH terms:
Diabetes Mellitus
Diabetes Mellitus, Type 2
Glucose Metabolism Disorders
Metabolic Diseases
Endocrine System Diseases
Insulin, Globin Zinc
Pioglitazone
Insulin degludec, insulin aspart drug combination
Insulin aspart, insulin aspart protamine drug combination 30:70
Insulin
Metformin
Insulin Glargine
Insulin Aspart
Insulin, Long-Acting
Biphasic Insulins
Hypoglycemic Agents
Physiological Effects of Drugs