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A Randomized Controlled Trial of Exercise Training Among Men With Type 2-diabetes

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ClinicalTrials.gov Identifier: NCT00666094
Recruitment Status : Completed
First Posted : April 24, 2008
Last Update Posted : February 9, 2017
Sponsor:
Collaborator:
St. Olavs Hospital
Information provided by (Responsible Party):
Norwegian University of Science and Technology

Brief Summary:
To test the hypothesis that there is no difference in change in HbA1C among men with type 2-diabetes after an exercise intervention with strength versus endurance training.

Condition or disease Intervention/treatment Phase
Diabetes Mellitus, Type 2 Hyperglycemia Behavioral: Endurance training Behavioral: strength training Not Applicable

Detailed Description:

Exercise training is well documented as part of effective treatment for type 2-diabetes patients. Endurance training has been suggested as the most suitable form of exercise. There are reasons to believe that strength training also has a positive effect. However, comparisons of endurance training and strength training regimes are limited.

Therefore we randomized 26 men with type 2-diabetes to either an endurance training group or a strength training group. Both groups exercised three sessions per week for three months. The training was supervised.


Study Type : Interventional  (Clinical Trial)
Actual Enrollment : 26 participants
Allocation: Randomized
Intervention Model: Parallel Assignment
Masking: None (Open Label)
Primary Purpose: Treatment
Official Title: A Randomized Controlled Trial of Strength Versus Aerobic Exercise Training to Improve Glycemic Control in Men With Type 2-diabetes
Actual Study Start Date : August 2008
Actual Primary Completion Date : March 2010
Actual Study Completion Date : March 2010

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Arm Intervention/treatment
Active Comparator: endurance training
supervised endurance training
Behavioral: Endurance training
supervised endurance training. Three sessions per week in three months.
Other Name: Aerobic training

Experimental: strength training
Supervised strength training
Behavioral: strength training
Supervised strength training. Three sessions per week in three months.




Primary Outcome Measures :
  1. HbA1C [ Time Frame: 12.01.08 ]

Secondary Outcome Measures :
  1. body composition, C-peptid, BP, Cholesterol (LDL, HDL), Triglycerides [ Time Frame: 12.01.08 ]


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Ages Eligible for Study:   35 Years to 71 Years   (Adult, Older Adult)
Sexes Eligible for Study:   Male
Accepts Healthy Volunteers:   No
Criteria

Inclusion Criteria:

  • Diagnosed with type 2-diabetes
  • Male, 35-71 years
  • Managing their diabetes through a lifestyle and/or the drug metformin only
  • Able to participate in either of the exercise groups

Exclusion Criteria:

  • Symptomatic cardiovascular disease
  • Uncontrolled hypertension
  • Physical or cognitive disabilities that will interfere with participating in the exercise regimes.
  • Trained consistently during the last six months.

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Locations
Norway
NTNU
Trondheim, Norway
Sponsors and Collaborators
Norwegian University of Science and Technology
St. Olavs Hospital
Investigators
Study Director: Liv B Augestad, PhD NTNU

Publications of Results:
Moe B, Augestad LB, Åsvold BO, Flanders WD. Effects of aerobic versus resistance training on glycaemic control in men with type 2 diabetes. European Journal of Sports Science 11(5): 365-374, 2011

Responsible Party: Norwegian University of Science and Technology
ClinicalTrials.gov Identifier: NCT00666094     History of Changes
Other Study ID Numbers: 520073168
520073168 ( Other Identifier: SVT )
First Posted: April 24, 2008    Key Record Dates
Last Update Posted: February 9, 2017
Last Verified: February 2017

Keywords provided by Norwegian University of Science and Technology:
Type 2-diabetes
exercise therapy
RCT
Norway

Additional relevant MeSH terms:
Diabetes Mellitus
Diabetes Mellitus, Type 2
Hyperglycemia
Glucose Metabolism Disorders
Metabolic Diseases
Endocrine System Diseases