The Effects of GIP and GLP-2 on the Secretion of Glucagon in Patients With Type 1 Diabetes

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Recruitment Status : Completed
First Posted : August 12, 2008
Last Update Posted : February 13, 2009
University of Copenhagen
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University Hospital, Gentofte, Copenhagen

Brief Summary:
The purpose of this study is to determine whether Glucose-dependent Insulinotropic Polypeptide (GIP) or Glucagon Like Peptide 2 (GLP-2) has an affect on the secretion of Glucagon from the pancreas in patients with type 1 diabetes mellitus.

Condition or disease Intervention/treatment Phase
Diabetes Mellitus Other: GIP-infusion Other: Sodium-chloride Other: GLP-2 infusion Not Applicable

Study Type : Interventional  (Clinical Trial)
Actual Enrollment : 8 participants
Allocation: Randomized
Intervention Model: Crossover Assignment
Masking: Single (Participant)
Primary Purpose: Basic Science
Official Title: The Effects of GIP and GLP-2 on the Secretion of Glucagon in Patients With Type 1 Diabetes
Study Start Date : January 2008
Actual Primary Completion Date : August 2008

Resource links provided by the National Library of Medicine

MedlinePlus related topics: Diabetes Type 1
Drug Information available for: Glucagon
U.S. FDA Resources

Arm Intervention/treatment
Active Comparator: B
GLP-2 infusion
Other: GLP-2 infusion
Placebo Comparator: C
Sodium-chloride infusion
Other: Sodium-chloride
Active Comparator: A
Other: GIP-infusion

Primary Outcome Measures :
  1. plasma-glucagon Area Under Curve at 0-90 min. and 90-180 min.

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

Inclusion Criteria:

  • Caucasians over 18 years with type 1 diabetes (WHO criteria)
  • Arginine test without rise in plasma C-peptide
  • Normal blood Hemoglobin
  • Informed consent

Exclusion Criteria:

  • Liver disease
  • Diabetic nephropathy
  • Treatment with medications unpausable for 12 hours

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Please refer to this study by its identifier (NCT number): NCT00732602

University Hospital, Gentofte
Hellerup, Capital Region, Denmark, 2900
Sponsors and Collaborators
University Hospital, Gentofte, Copenhagen
University of Copenhagen

Responsible Party: Mikkel Christensen MD, University Hospital, Gentofte, Copenhagen Identifier: NCT00732602     History of Changes
Other Study ID Numbers: H-D-2007-0058
First Posted: August 12, 2008    Key Record Dates
Last Update Posted: February 13, 2009
Last Verified: February 2009

Keywords provided by University Hospital, Gentofte, Copenhagen:
Glucose-dependent Insulinotropic Polypeptide
Glucagon-Like peptide 2

Additional relevant MeSH terms:
Diabetes Mellitus
Diabetes Mellitus, Type 1
Glucose Metabolism Disorders
Metabolic Diseases
Endocrine System Diseases
Autoimmune Diseases
Immune System Diseases
Gastric Inhibitory Polypeptide
Glucagon-Like Peptide 1
Gastrointestinal Agents
Hormones, Hormone Substitutes, and Hormone Antagonists
Physiological Effects of Drugs