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Effects of Dipeptidyl Peptidase-4 (DPP-4) Inhibition on Hormonal Responses to Macronutrient Ingestion

This study has been completed.
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ClinicalTrials.gov Identifier:
NCT00885638
First Posted: April 22, 2009
Last Update Posted: January 30, 2014
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Information provided by (Responsible Party):
Bo Ahren, Lund University
  Purpose
The regulation by DPP-4 inhibition after ingested of different individual macronutrients is not known. Therefore, this study examines the influence of ingestion of fat, protein, glucose or mixed meal on the concentrations of incretin hormones and insulin secretion with or without concomitant administration of a DPP-4 inhibitor (sitagliptin).

Condition Intervention Phase
Healthy Type 2 Diabetes Drug: Sitagliptin Drug: placebo Phase 4

Study Type: Interventional
Study Design: Allocation: Non-Randomized
Intervention Model: Crossover Assignment
Masking: Double (Participant, Investigator)
Primary Purpose: Basic Science
Official Title: Study of the Effect of Sitagliptin on the Hormonal Responses to Macronutrient Ingestion in Healthy Volunteers

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Further study details as provided by Bo Ahren, Lund University:

Primary Outcome Measures:
  • Glucagon-like Peptide-1 Secretion After Meal Ingestion [ Time Frame: 300 min ]
    Plasma GLP-1 levels will be measured during 300 min after meal ingestion for estimation of GLP-1 secretion


Secondary Outcome Measures:
  • Insulin Secretion After Ingestion of Meal [ Time Frame: 300 min ]
    Plasma insulin levels will be measured during 300 min after meal ingestion to estimation of insulin secretion


Enrollment: 12
Study Start Date: August 2009
Study Completion Date: September 2012
Primary Completion Date: May 2011 (Final data collection date for primary outcome measure)
Arms Assigned Interventions
Placebo Comparator: Placebo
A placebo tablet is given before ingestion of macronutrients
Drug: placebo
A placebo tablet is given before ingestion of macronutrients
Active Comparator: Sitagliptin
Sitagliptin is given before ingestion of macronutrients
Drug: Sitagliptin
100 mg sitagliptin before ingestion of macronutrient
Other Name: Januvia

Detailed Description:
Meal ingestion releases gut hormones which stimulate insulin secretion. A most important gut hormone is the incretin hormone glucagon-like peptide-1 (GLP-1). GLP-1 is rapidly degraded and inactivated after its release by the enzyme dipeptidyl peptidase-4 (DPP-4). Inhibition of DPP-4 therefore increases the concentration of active GLP-1 after meal ingestion, which augments insulin secretion. How this process is regulated after ingested of different individual macronutrients is not known. Therefore, this study examines the influence of ingestion of fat, protein, glucose or mixed meal on the concentrations of incretin hormones and insulin secretion with or without concomitant administration of a DPP-4 inhibitor (sitagliptin).
  Eligibility

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Ages Eligible for Study:   20 Years to 30 Years   (Adult)
Sexes Eligible for Study:   Male
Accepts Healthy Volunteers:   Yes
Criteria

Inclusion Criteria:

  • Healthy men
  • Age 20-30 years
  • BMI 20-30 kg/m2

Exclusion Criteria:

  • Any disease
  • Any medication
  Contacts and Locations
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Please refer to this study by its ClinicalTrials.gov identifier (NCT number): NCT00885638


Locations
Sweden
Department of Clinical Sciences Lund, Lund University
Lund, Sweden, 221 84
Sponsors and Collaborators
Lund University
Investigators
Principal Investigator: Bo Ahrén, MD, PhD Lund University
  More Information

Publications:
Publications automatically indexed to this study by ClinicalTrials.gov Identifier (NCT Number):
Responsible Party: Bo Ahren, Professor, Lund University
ClinicalTrials.gov Identifier: NCT00885638     History of Changes
Other Study ID Numbers: Lund University Diabetes 001
First Submitted: April 21, 2009
First Posted: April 22, 2009
Results First Submitted: September 21, 2012
Results First Posted: January 15, 2013
Last Update Posted: January 30, 2014
Last Verified: December 2013

Keywords provided by Bo Ahren, Lund University:
GLP-1
Insulin secretion
Macronutrients

Additional relevant MeSH terms:
Sitagliptin Phosphate
Hypoglycemic Agents
Physiological Effects of Drugs
Incretins
Hormones
Hormones, Hormone Substitutes, and Hormone Antagonists
Dipeptidyl-Peptidase IV Inhibitors
Protease Inhibitors
Enzyme Inhibitors
Molecular Mechanisms of Pharmacological Action