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Observational Study in Type 2 Diabetes Treated by an Intensive Insulin Treatment (ICT) Containing Once Daily Levemir® (Insulin Detemir) (LEONCET2)

This study has been completed.
Information provided by (Responsible Party):
Novo Nordisk A/S Identifier:
First received: April 8, 2008
Last updated: March 2, 2016
Last verified: March 2016
This study is conducted in Europe. The aim of this observational study is to gain practical experience with once-daily Levemir administration in type 2 diabetes patients who were previously treated with Insulatard®, Humulin® N (NPH insulins) as basal insulin as part of their ICT under normal clinical practice conditions in Hungary.

Condition Intervention
Diabetes Mellitus, Type 2
Drug: insulin detemir

Study Type: Observational
Study Design: Observational Model: Case Control
Time Perspective: Prospective
Official Title: Evaluation on Glycaemic Control and Weight Change of Once Daily Levemir® (Insulin Detemir) in Type 2 Diabetes Mellitus Treated by an Intensive Insulin Treatment (ICT)

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

Primary Outcome Measures:
  • Efficacy (HbA1c) [ Time Frame: 24 weeks ]

Secondary Outcome Measures:
  • Body weight [ Time Frame: 24 weeks ]
  • Hypoglycaemia frequency [ Time Frame: 24 weeks ]
  • FBG variability [ Time Frame: 24 weeks ]
  • Insulin dose change [ Time Frame: 24 weeks ]

Enrollment: 2289
Study Start Date: March 2008
Study Completion Date: April 2009
Primary Completion Date: April 2009 (Final data collection date for primary outcome measure)
Groups/Cohorts Assigned Interventions
A Drug: insulin detemir
observational study - dose and frequency to be prescribed by the physician as a result of standard clinical practice.
Other Name: Levemir®


Ages Eligible for Study:   18 Years and older   (Adult, Senior)
Sexes Eligible for Study:   All
Accepts Healthy Volunteers:   No
Sampling Method:   Probability Sample
Study Population
Adult Type 2 Diabetes Mellitus patients on intensive insulin treatment

Inclusion Criteria:

  • Type 2 diabetic subjects on intensive insulin treatment (ICT)
  • Eligibility for once daily insulin detemir administration
  • Informed consent obtained before any observation-related activities

Exclusion Criteria:

  • Known or suspected allergy to insulin detemir
  • Subjects previously enrolled in the observation
  • Women who are pregnant, breast feeding or have the intention of becoming pregnant within 6 months.
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Please refer to this study by its identifier: NCT00657930

Budapest, Hungary, 1025
Sponsors and Collaborators
Novo Nordisk A/S
Study Director: Global Clinical Registry (GCR, 1452) Novo Nordisk A/S
  More Information

Additional Information:
Responsible Party: Novo Nordisk A/S Identifier: NCT00657930     History of Changes
Other Study ID Numbers: NN304-3526
Study First Received: April 8, 2008
Last Updated: March 2, 2016

Additional relevant MeSH terms:
Diabetes Mellitus
Diabetes Mellitus, Type 2
Glucose Metabolism Disorders
Metabolic Diseases
Endocrine System Diseases
Insulin, Globin Zinc
Insulin Detemir
Hypoglycemic Agents
Physiological Effects of Drugs processed this record on April 26, 2017