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An Observational Study of Type 2 Diabetes in Patients Starting on NovoMix® 30 Treatment (Start)

This study has been completed.
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Novo Nordisk A/S Identifier:
First received: June 11, 2008
Last updated: June 15, 2012
Last verified: June 2012
This study is conducted in Europe. The aim of this observational study is to evaluate the incidence of serious adverse drug reactions when initiating or switching to insulin therapy with NovoMix® 30 in subjects with type 2 diabetes under normal clinical practice conditions

Condition Intervention
Diabetes Mellitus, Type 2
Drug: biphasic insulin aspart 30

Study Type: Observational
Study Design: Observational Model: Cohort
Time Perspective: Prospective
Official Title: An Observational, Prospective Safety Study in Subjects With Type 2 Diabetes Mellitus Starting NovoMix® 30 (Biphasic Insulin Aspart) Treatment

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

Primary Outcome Measures:
  • The number of serious adverse drug reactions, including major hypoglycaemic events [ Time Frame: at 26 weeks ] [ Designated as safety issue: Yes ]

Secondary Outcome Measures:
  • The number of all hypoglycaemic events [ Time Frame: at 26 weeks ] [ Designated as safety issue: Yes ]
  • HbA1c [ Time Frame: at 12 weeks and 26 weeks ] [ Designated as safety issue: No ]
  • Fasting plasma glucose at visits [ Time Frame: at 12 weeks and 26 weeks ] [ Designated as safety issue: No ]

Biospecimen Retention:   None Retained
Venous blood samples drawn as part of routine clinical evaluation

Enrollment: 509
Study Start Date: January 2007
Study Completion Date: September 2008
Primary Completion Date: September 2008 (Final data collection date for primary outcome measure)
Groups/Cohorts Assigned Interventions
A Drug: biphasic insulin aspart 30
Start dose and frequency as well as dose alterations to be determined by the physician according to normal clinical evaluation
Other Name: NovoMix® 30


Ages Eligible for Study:   18 Years and older   (Adult, Senior)
Genders Eligible for Study:   Both
Accepts Healthy Volunteers:   No
Sampling Method:   Probability Sample
Study Population
Patients with type 2 diabetes.

Inclusion Criteria:

  • Patients with Type 2 diabetes
  • Insulin-naive or previously treated by basal only insulin therapy

Exclusion Criteria:

  • Patients who are unlikely to comply with the protocol
  • Pregnancy or breastfeeding or intention of becoming pregnant
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Please refer to this study by its identifier: NCT00696995

Lahti, Finland, 15110
Sponsors and Collaborators
Novo Nordisk A/S
Study Director: Tero Saukkonen Novo Nordisk Farma Oy
  More Information

Additional Information:
Publications automatically indexed to this study by Identifier (NCT Number):
Responsible Party: Novo Nordisk A/S Identifier: NCT00696995     History of Changes
Other Study ID Numbers: BIASP-1917 
Study First Received: June 11, 2008
Last Updated: June 15, 2012
Health Authority: Finland: Finnish Medicines Agency

Additional relevant MeSH terms:
Diabetes Mellitus
Diabetes Mellitus, Type 2
Glucose Metabolism Disorders
Metabolic Diseases
Endocrine System Diseases
Insulin aspart, insulin aspart protamine drug combination 30:70
Insulin Aspart
Biphasic Insulins
Insulin, Isophane
Hypoglycemic Agents
Physiological Effects of Drugs processed this record on October 21, 2016