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Comparison of Two Biphasic Insulin Aspart Treatments in Subjects With Type 2 Diabetes

This study has been completed.
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Novo Nordisk A/S Identifier:
First received: January 25, 2012
Last updated: NA
Last verified: January 2012
History: No changes posted
This trial is conducted in Europe. The aim of this trial is to compare two different active treatment regimens of biphasic insulin aspart in subjects with type 2 diabetes.

Condition Intervention Phase
Diabetes Mellitus, Type 2
Drug: biphasic insulin aspart 70
Drug: biphasic insulin aspart 50
Phase 3

Study Type: Interventional
Study Design: Allocation: Randomized
Endpoint Classification: Safety/Efficacy Study
Intervention Model: Crossover Assignment
Masking: Double Blind (Subject, Investigator)
Primary Purpose: Treatment
Official Title: A Randomised, Double-blind, 4-week, Crossover Trial on Two Treatment Regimens With Biphasic Insulin Aspart 70 and 50 in Patients With Type 2 Diabetes

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Further study details as provided by Novo Nordisk A/S:

Primary Outcome Measures:
  • Fasting serum glucose [ Designated as safety issue: No ]

Secondary Outcome Measures:
  • 24-hour serum glucose profiles [ Designated as safety issue: No ]
  • 24-hour insulin profiles [ Designated as safety issue: No ]
  • Incidence of hypoglycaemic episodes [ Designated as safety issue: No ]
  • Incidence of adverse events [ Designated as safety issue: No ]

Enrollment: 16
Study Start Date: March 1999
Study Completion Date: June 1999
Primary Completion Date: June 1999 (Final data collection date for primary outcome measure)
Arms Assigned Interventions
Experimental: BIAsp 70 Drug: biphasic insulin aspart 70
Administered subcutaneously (s.c., under the skin) at breakfast, lunch and dinner
Experimental: BIAsp 70 + BIAsp 50 Drug: biphasic insulin aspart 70
Administered subcutaneously (s.c., under the skin) at breakfast and lunch
Drug: biphasic insulin aspart 50
Administered subcutaneously (s.c., under the skin) at dinner


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

Inclusion Criteria:

  • Type 2 diabetes
  • Duration of diabetes for longer than 12 months
  • Body mass index (BMI) below 35.0 kg/m^2
  • HbA1c below 11.0 %
  • Treatment with BHI (biphasic human insulin) 20 or 30 twice daily for at least three months and in the last month as sole anti-diabetic treatment (i.e., no additional oral hypoglycaemic medication or daily use of short-acting insulin supplement)

Exclusion Criteria:

  • Current treatment with agents affecting glucose metabolism
  • History of drug or alcohol dependence
  • Impaired hepatic function
  • Impaired renal function
  • Cardiac disease
  • Proliferative retinopathy
  • Recurrent severe hypoglycaemia or advanced neuropathy
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Please refer to this study by its identifier: NCT01520753

Århus C, Denmark, 8000
Sponsors and Collaborators
Novo Nordisk A/S
Study Director: Lone Mordhorst Novo Nordisk A/S
  More Information

Additional Information:
Responsible Party: Public Access to Clinical Trials, Novo Nordisk A/S Identifier: NCT01520753     History of Changes
Other Study ID Numbers: BIASP-1074 
Study First Received: January 25, 2012
Last Updated: January 25, 2012
Health Authority: Denmark: Danish Medicines Agency

Additional relevant MeSH terms:
Diabetes Mellitus
Diabetes Mellitus, Type 2
Glucose Metabolism Disorders
Metabolic Diseases
Endocrine System Diseases
Insulin, Globin Zinc
Insulin degludec, insulin aspart drug combination
Insulin Aspart
Insulin, Long-Acting
Biphasic Insulins
Hypoglycemic Agents
Physiological Effects of Drugs processed this record on December 09, 2016