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GLucobay M OBservation Study for Efficacy and Safety in Treatment of Type-2 Diabetes Patients (GLOBE)

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ClinicalTrials.gov Identifier: NCT01219582
Recruitment Status : Completed
First Posted : October 13, 2010
Last Update Posted : November 13, 2013
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Brief Summary:
An observational and multicenter study to assess the effectiveness and safety of Glucobay®- M under daily life treatment of type-2 diabetes patients.The study objectives are to investigate the effectiveness and safety of Glucobay® -M on blood glucose and patients body - weight. Glucobay®- M is taken 1-3 times daily. All patients with type 2 diabetes mellitus, where investigator feels that addition of Glucobay®-M would be beneficial to patients will be included in non- interventional study. The routine investigation suggested by the attending physician will be done in diabetic patients. No additional investigation will be done for the study purpose. The uncontrolled diabetic patient on existing treatment and prescribed Glucobay®-M will be included in study after taking the informed consent. The patient will be asked to attend 2 follow up visit each after 6 weeks. All patients receiving at least one tablet will be included in the safety analysis.The study is planned to be carried out in 10000 patients from 320-350 trial sites in India.

Condition or disease Intervention/treatment
Type 2 Diabetes Drug: Glucobay M (Acarbose/Metformin, BAY81-9783)

Study Type : Observational
Actual Enrollment : 9364 participants
Observational Model: Cohort
Time Perspective: Prospective
Official Title: Open, Prospective, Multicentric, Single-arm, Non-interventional Study to Evaluate the Effectiveness & Safety of Oral Glucobay®-M Tablets in Type 2 Diabetes Patient
Study Start Date : October 2010
Primary Completion Date : January 2012
Study Completion Date : December 2012

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Group/Cohort Intervention/treatment
Group 1 Drug: Glucobay M (Acarbose/Metformin, BAY81-9783)
Oral Glucobay-M 25 every 8 hours (Q8H) titrated to Glucobay-M 50 Q8H or as per investigators discretion.

Primary Outcome Measures :
  1. Change in fasting blood glucose levels [ Time Frame: 12 weeks ]
  2. Change in post-prandial glucose values [ Time Frame: 12 weeks ]
  3. Change in Hemoglobin A1c (HbA1c) levels [ Time Frame: 12 weeks ]

Secondary Outcome Measures :
  1. Number of patient with adverse events [ Time Frame: 12 weeks ]
  2. Percentage of patients with satisfaction of treatment [ Time Frame: 12 weeks ]

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Ages Eligible for Study:   18 Years and older   (Adult, Senior)
Sexes Eligible for Study:   All
Accepts Healthy Volunteers:   No
Sampling Method:   Probability Sample
Study Population
Type 2 Diabetes

Inclusion Criteria:

  • Female and male patients ≥ 18 years of age with Type 2 Diabetes where investigator feels that addition of Glucobay®-M would be beneficial to patients.
  • The diagnosis will be made based on the ADA criteria by the attending physician.
  • Patients will be defined as included in the study if they have a documented prescription of Glucobay-M by the physician.
  • Patients willing to provide signed & dated informed consent.
  • Patients willing to comply with study requirements.

Exclusion Criteria:

  • According to the local product information

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Please refer to this study by its ClinicalTrials.gov identifier (NCT number): NCT01219582

Many Locations, India
Sponsors and Collaborators
Study Director: Bayer Study Director Bayer

Additional Information:
Responsible Party: Bayer
ClinicalTrials.gov Identifier: NCT01219582     History of Changes
Other Study ID Numbers: 14954
GB0910IN ( Other Identifier: company internal )
First Posted: October 13, 2010    Key Record Dates
Last Update Posted: November 13, 2013
Last Verified: November 2013

Keywords provided by Bayer:
Diabetes Mellitus Type-2
Drug Therapy, Combination

Additional relevant MeSH terms:
Diabetes Mellitus
Diabetes Mellitus, Type 2
Glucose Metabolism Disorders
Metabolic Diseases
Endocrine System Diseases
Hypoglycemic Agents
Physiological Effects of Drugs
Glycoside Hydrolase Inhibitors
Enzyme Inhibitors
Molecular Mechanisms of Pharmacological Action