Evaluation of Hypo-Safe Hypoglycaemia Alarm Device - a Pilot Study (Pilot)

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Recruitment Status : Terminated (Replaced by new study)
First Posted : November 10, 2010
Last Update Posted : August 17, 2016
Information provided by (Responsible Party):
UNEEG Medical A/S

Brief Summary:
The trial aims at measuring the safety and performance of the Hyposafe device.

Condition or disease Intervention/treatment Phase
Hypoglycemia Device: experimental Not Applicable

Detailed Description:
Safety: To evaluate safety issues related to implantation and use of the Hyposafe hypoglycaemia alarm device Performance: To evaluate the stability of the hypoglycaemia alarm device.

Study Type : Interventional  (Clinical Trial)
Actual Enrollment : 16 participants
Intervention Model: Single Group Assignment
Masking: None (Open Label)
Primary Purpose: Basic Science
Official Title: Evaluation of Hypo-Safe Hypoglycaemia Alarm Device - a Pilot Study - A One Month Non-controlled Observational Study
Study Start Date : November 2010
Actual Primary Completion Date : August 2013
Actual Study Completion Date : August 2014

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MedlinePlus related topics: Hypoglycemia

Arm Intervention/treatment
Device implant and EEG recording
Device: experimental

Primary Outcome Measures :
  1. Device performance [ Time Frame: End of observation ]

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Ages Eligible for Study:   18 Years to 70 Years   (Adult, Older Adult)
Sexes Eligible for Study:   All
Accepts Healthy Volunteers:   Yes

Inclusion Criteria:

Healthy control subjects or and

  • Male and female patient with type 1 diabetes for at least one year
  • Age 18-70 years
  • Impaired awareness of hypoglycaemia as defined by

    • A score of ≥4 on the Gold-scale or
    • Two or more occasions of severe hypoglycaemia (need of help from third person) within the past 12 month
  • Multiple injection insulin therapy or continuous insulin injection therapy
  • For female participants: Not pregnant and, if child bearing potential, usage of reliable anti-contraceptive method during the study period

Exclusion Criteria:

  • Severe cardiac disease

    • History of myocardial infarction
    • Cardiac arrhythmia
  • Previous stroke or cerebral haemorrhage and any other structural cerebral disease
  • Active cancer or cancer diagnosis within the past five years
  • Uremia defined as s-creatinine above 3 times upper reference value
  • Liver disease defined as s-ALAT above 3 times upper reference interval
  • Inability to understand the informed consent
  • Epilepsy
  • Use of antiepileptic drugs for any purposes
  • Clinical important hearing impairment
  • Use of active implantable medical device including

    • Pacemaker and ICD-unit
    • Cochlear implant
  • Use of following drugs

    • Chemotherapeutic drugs of any kind
    • Methotrexate
    • Third generation antipsychotic drugs (aripiprazole, quetiapine, clozapine, ziprasidone, paliperidone, risperidone, sertindole, amisulpride, olanzapine)
  • Abuse of alcohol (defined as consumption of > 250g alcohol (in Danish: 21 "genstande") per week or abuse of any other neuroactive substances
  • Infection at the site of device-implantation
  • Any hemorrhagic disease
  • Diving (snorkel diving allowed) or parachute jumping
  • Patients that are judged incapable of understanding the patient information or who are not capable of carrying through the investigation

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Please refer to this study by its identifier (NCT number): NCT01238016

Esbjerg Sygehus
Esbjerg, Denmark, 6700
Sponsors and Collaborators
UNEEG Medical A/S

Responsible Party: UNEEG Medical A/S Identifier: NCT01238016     History of Changes
Other Study ID Numbers: H01A03
First Posted: November 10, 2010    Key Record Dates
Last Update Posted: August 17, 2016
Last Verified: August 2016

Additional relevant MeSH terms:
Glucose Metabolism Disorders
Metabolic Diseases