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GlucoFriend-evaluation the Effectiveness of Glucobay When Combined With a Basal Insulin

This study has been completed.
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First received: November 24, 2010
Last updated: June 19, 2013
Last verified: June 2013
To evaluate the effectiveness of Glucobay when combined with a basal insulin under daily-life treatment conditions in a large sample of Korean patients.

Condition Intervention
Diabetes Mellitus
Drug: Acarbose (Glucobay, BAYG5421)

Study Type: Observational
Study Design: Time Perspective: Prospective
Official Title: Combined Use of a Basal Insulin and Glucobay For Reducing PPG to End Diabetes Progress

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Primary Outcome Measures:
  • Change in HbA1c [ Time Frame: After 20 weeks ]

Secondary Outcome Measures:
  • Duration and dose of acarbose treatment [ Time Frame: After 20 weeks ]
  • Postprandial Blood Glucose [ Time Frame: After 20 weeks ]

Enrollment: 539
Study Start Date: September 2010
Study Completion Date: July 2012
Groups/Cohorts Assigned Interventions
Group 1 Drug: Acarbose (Glucobay, BAYG5421)
Adult female and male patients are scheduled to be treated with acarbose will be enrolled after the therapy decision has been made. Physicians should consult the full prescribing information for Glucobay® before enrolling patients and familiarize themselves with the safety information in the product package label.


Ages Eligible for Study:   18 Years and older   (Adult, Senior)
Sexes Eligible for Study:   All
Accepts Healthy Volunteers:   No
Sampling Method:   Non-Probability Sample
Study Population
Patients with DM in korea

Inclusion Criteria:

  • Signed written informed consent
  • Age ≥ 18 years
  • Diagnosed of type 2 diabetes for at least 6 months prior to enrollment
  • Patients treated with stable dose of a basal insulin (insulin glargine or insulin detemir) at least 2 months
  • HbA1C≥7.5 and ≤10.0%

Exclusion Criteria:

  • Exclusion criteria must be read in conjunction with the local product information
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Please refer to this study by its identifier: NCT01248481

Korea, Republic of
Many Locations, Korea, Republic of
Sponsors and Collaborators
Study Director: Bayer Study Director Bayer
  More Information

Additional Information:
Responsible Party: Country Medical Director, Bayer Healthcare AG Identifier: NCT01248481     History of Changes
Other Study ID Numbers: 15316
GB1010KR ( Other Identifier: Company Internal )
Study First Received: November 24, 2010
Last Updated: June 19, 2013

Keywords provided by Bayer:
Basal insulin
PPG (Postprandial Glycaemia)

Additional relevant MeSH terms:
Diabetes Mellitus
Glucose Metabolism Disorders
Metabolic Diseases
Endocrine System Diseases
Hypoglycemic Agents
Physiological Effects of Drugs
Glycoside Hydrolase Inhibitors
Enzyme Inhibitors
Molecular Mechanisms of Pharmacological Action processed this record on April 26, 2017