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Comparison of 2 NovoFine® Needles on the Reflux of Insulin

This study has been completed.
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ClinicalTrials.gov Identifier:
NCT00872560
First Posted: March 31, 2009
Last Update Posted: February 28, 2017
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Information provided by (Responsible Party):
Novo Nordisk A/S
  Purpose
This trial is conducted in Europe. This trial aims to ensure that there is no substantial clinically relevant difference between the two Novo Nordisk needles NovoFine® 6 x 0.30 mm and NovoFine® 8 x 0.30 mm on reflux of insulin back to the surface of cutis.

Condition Intervention Phase
Diabetes Diabetes Mellitus, Type 1 Delivery Systems Device: NovoFine® needle 6 mm Device: NovoFine® needle 8 mm Phase 3

Study Type: Interventional
Study Design: Allocation: Randomized
Intervention Model: Crossover Assignment
Masking: None (Open Label)
Primary Purpose: Treatment
Official Title: Insulin Leakage and Pain Perception in IDDM Children or Adolescents, Where the Injections Are Performed With NovoFine™ 6 x 0.30 mm Needles and NovoFine® 8 x 0.30 mm Needles: An Open, Randomized, Two-period Cross-over, Multi-centre, Phase IIIb Trial at 4 Centres

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

Primary Outcome Measures:
  • Weighing of reflux of insulin [ Time Frame: 6 seconds after injection ]

Secondary Outcome Measures:
  • Pain perception [ Time Frame: after 6 weeks of treatment ]
  • Number and severity of bleedings [ Time Frame: after 6 weeks of treatment ]
  • Reactions at injection sites [ Time Frame: after 6 weeks of treatment ]

Enrollment: 60
Actual Study Start Date: January 20, 1998
Study Completion Date: July 27, 1998
Primary Completion Date: July 27, 1998 (Final data collection date for primary outcome measure)
Intervention Details:
    Device: NovoFine® needle 6 mm
    Other Name: NEEDLEN
    Device: NovoFine® needle 8 mm
    Other Name: NEEDLEN
  Eligibility

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Ages Eligible for Study:   10 Years to 17 Years   (Child)
Sexes Eligible for Study:   All
Accepts Healthy Volunteers:   No
Criteria

Inclusion Criteria:

  • Children/adolescents with type 1 diabetes mellitus
  • Usage of NovoPen® 1.5 for at least 3 months
  • Duration of insulin treatment more than 1 year
  • Normal weight according to Tanner scales
  • The means of the last 2 HbA1c measurements taken within the last 6 months must be less than 10.5%

Exclusion Criteria:

  • Pregnancy or desire to become pregnant
  • Clinical relevant peripheral neuropathy as judged by the investigators
  • Pronounced lipodystrophy in accordance with investigator's evaluation
  • Use of drugs that can influence the trial
  • Coagulation disorders (use of anti-coagulants)
  • Serious, chronic diseases, making it highly unlikely that the subject can complete the trial
  Contacts and Locations
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Please refer to this study by its ClinicalTrials.gov identifier (NCT number): NCT00872560


Locations
Italy
Novo Nordisk Investigational Site
Chieti, Italy, 66100
Sponsors and Collaborators
Novo Nordisk A/S
Investigators
Study Director: Global Clinical Registry (GCR, 1452) Novo Nordisk A/S
  More Information

Additional Information:
Responsible Party: Novo Nordisk A/S
ClinicalTrials.gov Identifier: NCT00872560     History of Changes
Other Study ID Numbers: NEEDLEN/DCD/4/I
First Submitted: March 30, 2009
First Posted: March 31, 2009
Last Update Posted: February 28, 2017
Last Verified: February 2017

Additional relevant MeSH terms:
Diabetes Mellitus
Diabetes Mellitus, Type 1
Glucose Metabolism Disorders
Metabolic Diseases
Endocrine System Diseases
Autoimmune Diseases
Immune System Diseases