Observational Study to Evaluate Safety of Levemir® in Type 1 and Type 2 Diabetes

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Recruitment Status : Completed
First Posted : June 19, 2008
Last Update Posted : October 28, 2016
Information provided by (Responsible Party):
Novo Nordisk A/S

Brief Summary:
This study is conducted in Asia. The aim of this observational study is to evaluate the incidence of adverse events while using Levemir® under normal clinical practice conditions.

Condition or disease Intervention/treatment
Diabetes Diabetes Mellitus, Type 1 Diabetes Mellitus, Type 2 Drug: insulin detemir

Study Type : Observational
Actual Enrollment : 1531 participants
Observational Model: Cohort
Time Perspective: Prospective
Official Title: Observational, Safety Study in Subjects Using Levemir® (Insulin Detemir) for the Treatment of Insulin Dependent Type 1 or Type 2 Diabetes Mellitus
Study Start Date : January 2008
Actual Primary Completion Date : July 2008
Actual Study Completion Date : July 2008

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Group/Cohort Intervention/treatment
A Drug: insulin detemir
For study drug, start dose and frequency of administration to be prescribed by the physician as a result of normal clinical evaluation
Other Name: Levemir®

Primary Outcome Measures :
  1. Incidence of serious adverse drug reactions (SADRs) [ Time Frame: during treatment ]
  2. Major hypoglycaemic events [ Time Frame: during treatment ]

Secondary Outcome Measures :
  1. Number of serious adverse events [ Time Frame: during treatment ]
  2. Number of all adverse events [ Time Frame: during treatment ]
  3. Number of all hypoglycaemic events [ Time Frame: the last 4 weeks of treatment ]
  4. Weight changes [ Time Frame: after 12 weeks ]
  5. HbA1c [ Time Frame: after 12 weeks and 26 weeks of treatment ]
  6. Variability in fasting blood glucose (FBG) and average plasma glucose level [ Time Frame: after 12 weeks ]

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Ages Eligible for Study:   Child, Adult, Senior
Sexes Eligible for Study:   All
Accepts Healthy Volunteers:   No
Sampling Method:   Non-Probability Sample
Study Population
Any subject with type 1 or type 2 diabetes who is prescribed insulin detemir at the physician's discretion

Inclusion Criteria:

  • Type 1 or type 2 diabetes mellitus

Exclusion Criteria:

  • Subjects who are unlikely to comply with the protocol
  • Subjects who are currently being treated with Levemir®
  • Subjects who previously were enrolled into the study
  • Subjects with hypersensitivity to Levemir® or any of its excipients

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Please refer to this study by its identifier (NCT number): NCT00700765

Novo Nordisk Investigational Site
Jakarta, Indonesia, 12520
Sponsors and Collaborators
Novo Nordisk A/S
Study Director: Global Clinical Registry (GCR, 1452) Novo Nordisk A/S

Additional Information:
Responsible Party: Novo Nordisk A/S Identifier: NCT00700765     History of Changes
Other Study ID Numbers: NN304-3528
First Posted: June 19, 2008    Key Record Dates
Last Update Posted: October 28, 2016
Last Verified: October 2016

Additional relevant MeSH terms:
Diabetes Mellitus
Diabetes Mellitus, Type 2
Diabetes Mellitus, Type 1
Glucose Metabolism Disorders
Metabolic Diseases
Endocrine System Diseases
Autoimmune Diseases
Immune System Diseases
Insulin Detemir
Hypoglycemic Agents
Physiological Effects of Drugs