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Long Term Safety Trial to Compare Insulin Treatment With Preprandial Inhaled Human Insulin to s.c. Insulin Aspart Both Combined With NPH in Subjects With Type 1 Diabetes

This study has been completed.
Information provided by:
Novo Nordisk A/S Identifier:
First received: July 29, 2008
Last updated: November 21, 2013
Last verified: November 2013

This trial is conducted in Oceania.

The aim of this trial is to compare the safety of using pulmonary inhaled human insulin to s.c. insulin aspart both combined with NPH insulin in subjects with type 1 diabetes.

Condition Intervention Phase
Diabetes Mellitus, Type 1
Drug: inhaled human insulin
Drug: insulin aspart
Drug: insulin NPH
Phase 3

Study Type: Interventional
Study Design: Allocation: Randomized
Endpoint Classification: Safety/Efficacy Study
Intervention Model: Parallel Assignment
Masking: Open Label
Primary Purpose: Treatment
Official Title: A 24-month Multicentre, Open-label, Randomised, Parallel Group, Long Term Safety Trial Comparing Intensive Treatment of Pulmonary Inhaled Human Insulin With Insulin Aspart Administered s.c., Both in Combination With NPH, in Subjects With Type 1 Diabetes

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

Primary Outcome Measures:
  • Long term pulmonary safety profiles [ Time Frame: during treatment ] [ Designated as safety issue: Yes ]

Secondary Outcome Measures:
  • Glycaemic control as measured by HbA1c [ Designated as safety issue: No ]
  • Incidence of hypoglycaemic episodes [ Designated as safety issue: Yes ]
  • Long-term safety profiles (laboratory, ECG, insulin antibodies) [ Designated as safety issue: Yes ]
  • Physical examination and body weight and vital signs [ Designated as safety issue: No ]
  • Adverse events [ Designated as safety issue: Yes ]
  • Treatment satisfaction [ Designated as safety issue: No ]

Enrollment: 305
Study Start Date: September 2002
Study Completion Date: December 2004
Primary Completion Date: December 2004 (Final data collection date for primary outcome measure)

Ages Eligible for Study:   18 Years and older   (Adult, Senior)
Genders Eligible for Study:   Both
Accepts Healthy Volunteers:   No

Inclusion Criteria:

  • Type 1 diabetes
  • Current treatment with any insulin in any regimen
  • Body mass index (BMI) below 38.0 kg/m2
  • HbA1c below or equal to 13.0%

Exclusion Criteria:

  • Total daily insulin dosage more than 100 IU/day
  • Current acute or chronic pulmonary disease (excluding asthma)
  • Recurrent major hypoglycaemia
  • Proliferative retinopathy or maculopathy requiring acute treatment
  • Smoker
  • Chest X-ray with clinically significant abnormalities
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Please refer to this study by its identifier: NCT00725036

Australia, New South Wales
Wollongong, New South Wales, Australia, 2500
New Zealand
Christchurch, New Zealand
Sponsors and Collaborators
Novo Nordisk A/S
Study Director: Alice Vesterager Novo Nordisk A/S
  More Information

Additional Information: Identifier: NCT00725036     History of Changes
Other Study ID Numbers: NN1998-1496 
Study First Received: July 29, 2008
Last Updated: November 21, 2013
Health Authority: Australia: Department of Health and Ageing Therapeutic Goods Administration
New Zealand: Medsafe

Additional relevant MeSH terms:
Diabetes Mellitus
Diabetes Mellitus, Type 1
Glucose Metabolism Disorders
Metabolic Diseases
Endocrine System Diseases
Autoimmune Diseases
Immune System Diseases
Insulin, Globin Zinc
Insulin degludec, insulin aspart drug combination
Isophane insulin, beef
Insulin Aspart
Insulin, Long-Acting
Isophane Insulin, Human
Insulin, Isophane
Hypoglycemic Agents
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