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Efficacy and Safety of Repaglinide Combined With Insulin in Type 2 Diabetes

This study has been completed.
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Novo Nordisk A/S Identifier:
First received: October 31, 2012
Last updated: NA
Last verified: October 2012
History: No changes posted
This trial is conducted in Asia. The aim of this trial is to compare oral anti-diabetic drug (OAD) combined with insulin vs. insulin alone in subjects with type 2 diabetes not adequately controlled on the current OAD therapy.

Condition Intervention Phase
Diabetes Mellitus, Type 2
Drug: repaglinide
Drug: isophane human insulin
Drug: insulin
Phase 4

Study Type: Interventional
Study Design: Allocation: Randomized
Endpoint Classification: Safety/Efficacy Study
Intervention Model: Parallel Assignment
Masking: Open Label
Primary Purpose: Treatment
Official Title: A Multi-centre, Open, Randomised, Parallel, Controlled Trial to Compare the Efficacy and Safety of Repaglinide Combined With Bedtime Insulin With Insulin Alone in Type 2 Diabetic Subjects Inadequately Controlled With Sulphonylurea ± Biguanide Therapy

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Primary Outcome Measures:
  • Change in HbA1c [ Designated as safety issue: No ]

Secondary Outcome Measures:
  • Change in FBG (Fasting Blood Glucose) [ Designated as safety issue: No ]
  • Change in body weight [ Designated as safety issue: No ]

Enrollment: 159
Study Start Date: September 2002
Study Completion Date: April 2003
Primary Completion Date: April 2003 (Final data collection date for primary outcome measure)
Arms Assigned Interventions
Experimental: Rep + NPH Drug: repaglinide
2 mg (tablets) before each main meal
Drug: isophane human insulin
Injection s.c. (under the skin) at bedtime
Active Comparator: Premixed insulin/NPH Drug: insulin
Injection s.c. (under the skin) twice daily


Ages Eligible for Study:   18 Years to 70 Years   (Adult, Senior)
Genders Eligible for Study:   Both
Accepts Healthy Volunteers:   No

Inclusion Criteria:

  • HbA1c between 7.5 % and 13.0% (both inclusive)
  • Fasting C-peptide above or equal to 0.33 nmol/l
  • BMI (Body Mass Index) between 25 and 32 kg/m2 (both inclusive)

Exclusion Criteria:

  • Medical history of treatment with insulin within the last 6 months
  • Impaired renal function, defined as serum creatinine above to 1.7 mg/dl (150 µmol/l)
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Please refer to this study by its identifier: NCT01720303

China, Shanghai
Shanghai, Shanghai, China, 200040
Sponsors and Collaborators
Novo Nordisk A/S
Study Director: Qian Hongyu Novo Nordisk (China) Pharmaceuticals Co., Ltd
  More Information

Additional Information:
Responsible Party: Public Access to Clinical Trials, Novo Nordisk A/S Identifier: NCT01720303     History of Changes
Other Study ID Numbers: AGEE-3020 
Study First Received: October 31, 2012
Last Updated: October 31, 2012
Health Authority: China: Ministry of Health

Additional relevant MeSH terms:
Diabetes Mellitus
Diabetes Mellitus, Type 2
Glucose Metabolism Disorders
Metabolic Diseases
Endocrine System Diseases
Insulin, Globin Zinc
Isophane insulin, beef
Isophane Insulin, Human
Insulin, Isophane
Hypoglycemic Agents
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