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Effects of Exercise on sRAGE Levels and Cardiometabolic Risk Factors

This study has been completed.
ClinicalTrials.gov Identifier:
First Posted: March 2, 2012
Last Update Posted: March 2, 2012
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Information provided by (Responsible Party):
K. M. Choi, Korea University
The purpose of this study is to examine the effects of exercise on diverse cardiometabolic risk factors and indicators of atherosclerosis in patients with type 2 diabetes mellitus (T2DM).

Condition Intervention
Type 2 Diabetes Behavioral: Aerobic Exercise Group Behavioral: Control Group

Study Type: Interventional
Study Design: Allocation: Randomized
Intervention Model: Parallel Assignment
Masking: None (Open Label)
Primary Purpose: Prevention

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Further study details as provided by K. M. Choi, Korea University:

Primary Outcome Measures:
  • change from baseline in soluble receptor for advanced glycation endproducts (sRAGE) after 12 weeks of aerobic exercise [ Time Frame: 12 weeks ]

Secondary Outcome Measures:
  • anthropometric parameters [ Time Frame: 12 weeks ]
    body weight, waist circumference, body fat percentage, visceral fat area

  • biochemical parameters [ Time Frame: 12 weeks ]
    HbA1c, apolipoprotein B, free fatty acid

  • energy expenditure [ Time Frame: 12 weeks ]
    activity energy expenditure, total energy expenditure

Enrollment: 80
Study Start Date: January 2010
Primary Completion Date: December 2011 (Final data collection date for primary outcome measure)
Arms Assigned Interventions
Placebo Comparator: Control Behavioral: Control Group
maintaining usual activities
Active Comparator: Exercise Behavioral: Aerobic Exercise Group
12 weeks Aerobic exercise


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Ages Eligible for Study:   18 Years to 85 Years   (Adult, Senior)
Sexes Eligible for Study:   All
Accepts Healthy Volunteers:   Yes

Inclusion Criteria:

  • type 2 diabetes
  • stable body weight
  • sedentary lifestyle

Exclusion Criteria:

  • smoked cigarettes
  • cardiovascular disease
  • chronic kidney
  • chronic liver disease
  • pregnant or breastfeeding
  • any other major illness
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Please refer to this study by its ClinicalTrials.gov identifier (NCT number): NCT01542775

Korea, Republic of
Eulji University School of Medicine
Seoul, Korea, Republic of, 139-711
Sponsors and Collaborators
Korea University
  More Information

Responsible Party: K. M. Choi, Clinical Professor, Korea University
ClinicalTrials.gov Identifier: NCT01542775     History of Changes
Other Study ID Numbers: Exer(sRAGE)
First Submitted: February 20, 2012
First Posted: March 2, 2012
Last Update Posted: March 2, 2012
Last Verified: February 2012