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Glycemic Control of Biphasic Insulin Aspart 30 in Type 2 Diabetes

This study has been completed.
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Novo Nordisk A/S Identifier:
First received: September 28, 2012
Last updated: NA
Last verified: September 2012
History: No changes posted
This this trial is conducted in Europe. The aim of this trial is to compare glycaemic control of biphasic insulin aspart 30 (BIAsp 30) alone or combined with insulin aspart(IAsp) in patients previously treated with conventional Biphasic Human Insulin 30/70.

Condition Intervention Phase
Diabetes Mellitus, Type 2
Drug: biphasic insulin aspart 30
Drug: insulin aspart
Phase 4

Study Type: Interventional
Study Design: Allocation: Randomized
Intervention Model: Parallel Assignment
Masking: Open Label
Primary Purpose: Treatment
Official Title: Comparison of Biphasic Insulin Aspart 30 Twice Daily and Biphasic Insulin Aspart 30 Twice Daily Plus Lunchtime Injection of Insulin Aspart Treatment Efficiency in Overall Glycemic Control and Postprandial Glycemic Excursions. A Multi-center, Randomized, Open-label, Two-armed Parallel Group Trial in Subjects With Type 2 Diabetes Previously Treated With Conventional Biphasic Human Insulin 30/70

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Primary Outcome Measures:
  • HbA1c (glycosylated haemoglobin)

Secondary Outcome Measures:
  • 7-point blood glucose profile
  • Correlation of endpoint HbA1c with baseline BMI (body mass index) and HbA1c with treatment mode stratification
  • Incidence of adverse events
  • Hypoglycaemic episodes (minor, major or nocturnal)

Enrollment: 131
Study Start Date: July 2002
Study Completion Date: April 2003
Primary Completion Date: April 2003 (Final data collection date for primary outcome measure)
Arms Assigned Interventions
Experimental: BIAsp Drug: biphasic insulin aspart 30
Administrated subcutaneously (s.c., under the skin) at breakfast and evening main meals
Experimental: Insulin aspart Drug: biphasic insulin aspart 30
Administrated subcutaneously (s.c., under the skin) at breakfast and evening main meals
Drug: insulin aspart
Administrated subcutaneously (s.c., under the skin) before lunch


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

Inclusion Criteria:

  • Type 2 diabetes
  • Current treatment with conventional biphasic human insulin 30/70 b.i.d. (twice daily) for at least 3 months
  • HbA1c (glycosylated haemoglobin) equal to or below 12%
  • Willing and able to perform self blood glucose monitoring (SMBG)

Exclusion Criteria:

  • History of drug or alcohol dependence
  • Mental incapacity, unwillingness or language barriers precluding adequate understanding or co-operation
  • Previous participation in this trial
  • Receipt of any investigational drug within the last month prior to this trial
  • Known or suspected allergy to trial products or related products
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Please refer to this study by its identifier: NCT01697631

Sosnowiec, Poland, 41-200
Sponsors and Collaborators
Novo Nordisk A/S
Study Director: Irek Otulski Novo Nordisk RONAG
  More Information

Additional Information:
Responsible Party: Public Access to Clinical Trials, Novo Nordisk A/S Identifier: NCT01697631     History of Changes
Other Study ID Numbers: BIASP-1409 
Study First Received: September 28, 2012
Last Updated: September 28, 2012

Additional relevant MeSH terms:
Diabetes Mellitus
Diabetes Mellitus, Type 2
Glucose Metabolism Disorders
Metabolic Diseases
Endocrine System Diseases
Insulin, Globin Zinc
Insulin aspart, insulin aspart protamine drug combination 30:70
Insulin degludec, insulin aspart drug combination
Insulin, Isophane
Biphasic Insulins
Insulin Aspart
Insulin, Long-Acting
Hypoglycemic Agents
Physiological Effects of Drugs processed this record on February 23, 2017