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Investigating the Accuracy of the Home Glucose Monitors in Hypoglycemia

This study has been completed.
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Gulhane School of Medicine Identifier:
First received: November 12, 2009
Last updated: NA
Last verified: November 2009
History: No changes posted
The purpose of this study is to compare the accuracies and the capillary and venous comparabilities of five different home glucose monitors; Optium Xceed, Contour Ts, Accu-chek Go, One Touch Select and Ez Smart in an adult population.

Condition Intervention Phase
Hypoglycemia Drug: Human insulin Drug: Human Insulin Phase 4

Study Type: Interventional
Study Design: Intervention Model: Single Group Assignment
Masking: None (Open Label)
Primary Purpose: Health Services Research
Official Title: Phase IV Study to Compare the Accuracy and Precission of Five Different Home Glucose Monitors;Optium Xceed, Contour Ts, Accu-chek Go, One Touch Select and Ez Smart

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Further study details as provided by Gulhane School of Medicine:

Enrollment: 51
Study Start Date: December 2008
Study Completion Date: August 2009
Primary Completion Date: April 2009 (Final data collection date for primary outcome measure)
Arms Assigned Interventions
Experimental: volunteers for insulin hypoglycemia test
None of the subjects had diabetes mellitus or any other metabolic diseases. They were not taking any medicine and they did not have anemia or polycythemia. Also none of the patients had any condition causing hypoxia or any compromise in peripheral circulation.
Drug: Human insulin
The test was performed in the morning after an overnight fasting and the patients remained supine during the procedure. Two intravenous lines in both arms were established before the procedure. Venous blood was obtained for serum glucose before regular insulin (0.1 U/kg ) is injected and 30 and 45 minutes thereafter. If adequate hypoglycemia was not achieved at this period, a second dose of regular insulin (0.05U/kg) was injected intravenously. In subjects who had not reached the aimed hypoglycemia levels, the test was performed in another day with a higher initial insulin dosage (0.2U/kg).
Drug: Human Insulin
0.1U/kg IV pulse.


Ages Eligible for Study:   Child, Adult, Senior
Sexes Eligible for Study:   All
Accepts Healthy Volunteers:   No

Inclusion Criteria:

  • Being under investigation for pituitary- adrenal functions

Exclusion Criteria:

  • Diabetes mellitus or any other chronic metabolic disease
  • Taking medicine for any reason
  • Anemia
  • Polyctemia
  • Compromised circulation
  • Hypoxia
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Please refer to this study by its identifier: NCT01013402

Gulhane School of Medicine Department of Endocrinology and Metabolism
Ankara, Turkey, 06018
Sponsors and Collaborators
Gulhane School of Medicine
  More Information

Responsible Party: Dr. Alper Sonmez, Gulhane School of Medicine Department of Endocrinology and Metabolism Identifier: NCT01013402     History of Changes
Other Study ID Numbers: GSM-012009
Study First Received: November 12, 2009
Last Updated: November 12, 2009

Keywords provided by Gulhane School of Medicine:
Home Blood Glucose Monitoring
Subjects are being investigated for the integrity of
pituitary-adrenal functions by insulin hypoglycemia test.

Additional relevant MeSH terms:
Glucose Metabolism Disorders
Metabolic Diseases
Insulin, Globin Zinc
Hypoglycemic Agents
Physiological Effects of Drugs processed this record on August 22, 2017