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Endothelial Disfunction Treatment With Glimepiride/Metformin Combination (Glimetal) in Type 2 Diabetes Patients

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ClinicalTrials.gov Identifier: NCT01429818
Recruitment Status : Completed
First Posted : September 7, 2011
Last Update Posted : September 7, 2011
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Study Description
Brief Summary:
The Purpose of this study was to evaluate the effect of the combination glimepiride/metformin over endothelial dysfunction (ED) in asymptomatic patients with type 2 diabetes mellitus (DM) using 13N-ammonia-positron emission tomography (PET).

Condition or disease Intervention/treatment Phase
Endothelial Dysfunction Diabetes Mellitus Drug: Glimepiride/metformin Drug: Metformin Phase 4

Study Design

Study Type : Interventional  (Clinical Trial)
Actual Enrollment : 16 participants
Allocation: Randomized
Intervention Model: Parallel Assignment
Masking: Double (Participant, Investigator)
Primary Purpose: Treatment
Official Title: Endothelial Disfunction Treatment With Glimepiride/Metformin Combination (Glimetal) in Type 2 Diabetes Patients. Positron Emission Tomography Assessment(PET)
Study Start Date : July 2007
Primary Completion Date : January 2008
Study Completion Date : January 2008

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Arms and Interventions

Arm Intervention/treatment
Experimental: Glimepiride/metformin Drug: Glimepiride/metformin
4/1000 mg tablets once a day foe eight weeks
Other Name: GLIMETAL
Active Comparator: Metformin Drug: Metformin
1000 mg tablets once daily for eight weeks
Other Name: PREDIAL

Outcome Measures

Primary Outcome Measures :
  1. EDVI [ Time Frame: 8 weeks ]
    endothelial-dependent vasodilation index

  2. MFR [ Time Frame: 8 weeks ]
    myocardial flow reserve

  3. %ΔMBF [ Time Frame: 8 weeks ]
    percentage of the change between rest and CPT

Secondary Outcome Measures :
  1. Fasting glucose [ Time Frame: 8 weeks ]
  2. Glycated hemoglobin [ Time Frame: 8 weeks ]
  3. Adverse effects [ Time Frame: 8 weeks ]

Eligibility Criteria

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Ages Eligible for Study:   18 Years and older   (Adult, Senior)
Sexes Eligible for Study:   All
Accepts Healthy Volunteers:   No

Inclusion Criteria:

  • Both genders
  • At least 18 years old
  • Type 2 diabetes mellitus diagnosis
  • Signed Informed Consent

Exclusion Criteria:

  • History of smoking, hypertension, dyslipidemia, ischemic heart disease or autoimmune rheumatic diseases
  • Pregnancy or lactation
  • History of abuse and/or substance dependence within 6 months preceding the survey.
  • History of glimepiride or metformin allergy
Contacts and Locations

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Please refer to this study by its ClinicalTrials.gov identifier (NCT number): NCT01429818

Unidad PET Ciclotrón. Facultad de Medicina. Universidad Nacional Autónoma de México
Mexico city, Distrito Federal, Mexico, 04510
Sponsors and Collaborators
Laboratorios Silanes S.A. de C.V.
Study Director: Jorge González, MD Laboratorios Silanes S.A. de C.V.
More Information

Responsible Party: Laboratorios Silanes S.A. de C.V.
ClinicalTrials.gov Identifier: NCT01429818     History of Changes
Other Study ID Numbers: PET-GLI01
First Posted: September 7, 2011    Key Record Dates
Last Update Posted: September 7, 2011
Last Verified: September 2011

Keywords provided by Laboratorios Silanes S.A. de C.V.:
Endothelial dysfunction
Diabetes mellitus

Additional relevant MeSH terms:
Diabetes Mellitus
Glucose Metabolism Disorders
Metabolic Diseases
Endocrine System Diseases
Hypoglycemic Agents
Physiological Effects of Drugs
Anti-Arrhythmia Agents
Immunosuppressive Agents
Immunologic Factors