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Multifactorial Treatment of Cardiovascular Risk in Diabetic Patients: Identification of Treatment Non-Responders (CARDIONOR)

This study has been completed.
Information provided by (Responsible Party):
Harald Sourij, MD, Medical University of Graz Identifier:
First received: April 14, 2008
Last updated: October 30, 2012
Last verified: October 2012
The aim of the study is to develop a model that allows early identification of type-2 diabetic patients who will face progressive atherosclerosis despite intensive, multifactorial, target oriented treatment

Diabetes Mellitus, Type II

Study Type: Observational
Study Design: Observational Model: Cohort
Time Perspective: Prospective
Official Title: Multifactorial Treatment of Cardiovascular Risk in Patients With Diabetes Mellitus Type-2: Identification of Treatment Non-Responders (The CARDIONOR Study)

Further study details as provided by Medical University of Graz:

Primary Outcome Measures:
  • The progression of IMT from baseline to 18 months will be the primary (dependent) outcome variable for the development of the model. [ Time Frame: 18 month ]

Biospecimen Retention:   Samples Without DNA
plasma, serum

Enrollment: 97
Study Start Date: April 2008
Study Completion Date: July 2012
Primary Completion Date: July 2012 (Final data collection date for primary outcome measure)
diabetic subjects, above targets

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Ages Eligible for Study:   45 Years to 75 Years   (Adult, Senior)
Sexes Eligible for Study:   All
Accepts Healthy Volunteers:   No
Sampling Method:   Probability Sample
Study Population
120 Type-2 diabetic patients with no history of vascular events and need for therapy intensification.

Inclusion Criteria:

  • Diabetes mellitus type-2
  • Indication to multifactorial risk intervention not in treatment target by means of two out of the following criteria:

    • LDL-cholesterol > 120 mg/dl treated or untreated
    • Blood pressure: systolic >140 mmHg or diastolic >90 mmHg (office reading, treated or untreated)
    • HbA1c > 7.5 % treated or untreated
  • Signed informed consent
  • Age 45 to 75 years
  • BMI < 35 kg/m2

Exclusion Criteria:

  • History of any vascular event except angiography
  • Heart failure > NYHA II
  • Serum Creatinine > 3.0 mg/dl
  • Triglycerides > 400 mg/dl
  • AST / ALT > 3x ULN
  • Major psychiatric disorder
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Please refer to this study by its identifier: NCT00660790

Department of Internal Medicine, Medical University of Graz
Graz, Austria, 8036
Sponsors and Collaborators
Medical University of Graz
Principal Investigator: Harald Sourij, MD Department of Internal Medicine, Medical University of Graz, Austria
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Publications automatically indexed to this study by Identifier (NCT Number):
Responsible Party: Harald Sourij, MD, MD, Medical University of Graz Identifier: NCT00660790     History of Changes
Other Study ID Numbers: TCW 02/07
Study First Received: April 14, 2008
Last Updated: October 30, 2012

Keywords provided by Medical University of Graz:
diabetes mellitus type II, therapy non-responders

Additional relevant MeSH terms:
Diabetes Mellitus
Diabetes Mellitus, Type 2
Glucose Metabolism Disorders
Metabolic Diseases
Endocrine System Diseases processed this record on April 28, 2017