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Exercise Capability and Training Effects in Diabetic Patients With Neuropathy

This study has been completed.
Information provided by (Responsible Party):
National Taiwan University Hospital Identifier:
First received: January 2, 2013
Last updated: January 3, 2013
Last verified: November 2012
The purpose of the study was to investigate the effects of training on the exercise capability, balance performance, and microcirculation. Furthermore, to search the possible underlying mechanisms.

Condition Intervention
Diabetes Mellitus
Peripheral Neuropathy
Behavioral: exercise training
Behavioral: usual care

Study Type: Interventional
Study Design: Allocation: Randomized
Intervention Model: Parallel Assignment
Masking: Single Blind (Outcomes Assessor)
Primary Purpose: Treatment
Official Title: Exercise Capability and Training Effects in Diabetic Patients With Neuropathy

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Further study details as provided by National Taiwan University Hospital:

Primary Outcome Measures:
  • Exercise capacity [ Time Frame: 8 weeks ]
    oxygen consumption

Secondary Outcome Measures:
  • maximal oxygen pulse [ Time Frame: 8 weeks ]
    maximal oxygen content in blood of each heart beat

Enrollment: 22
Study Start Date: November 2002
Study Completion Date: May 2003
Primary Completion Date: April 2003 (Final data collection date for primary outcome measure)
Arms Assigned Interventions
Experimental: Exercise Training
aerobic exercise training
Behavioral: exercise training
Active Comparator: Control Behavioral: usual care


Ages Eligible for Study:   20 Years to 70 Years   (Adult, Senior)
Sexes Eligible for Study:   All
Accepts Healthy Volunteers:   No

Inclusion Criteria:

  • Type 2 diabetes with neuropathy.

Exclusion Criteria:

  • Central nerve system dysfunction, hemiparesis, motion tremor, other musculoskeletal disease that might effect the outcome measurements.
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Please refer to this study by its identifier: NCT01760707

National Taiwan University Hospital
Taipei, Taiwan, 100
Sponsors and Collaborators
National Taiwan University Hospital
Study Director: Ying-Tai Wu, PhD National Taiwan University Hospital
  More Information

Responsible Party: National Taiwan University Hospital Identifier: NCT01760707     History of Changes
Other Study ID Numbers: 9200200769
Study First Received: January 2, 2013
Last Updated: January 3, 2013

Keywords provided by National Taiwan University Hospital:
Diabetes mellitus
Peripheral neuropathy
Balance performance

Additional relevant MeSH terms:
Diabetes Mellitus
Peripheral Nervous System Diseases
Glucose Metabolism Disorders
Metabolic Diseases
Endocrine System Diseases
Neuromuscular Diseases
Nervous System Diseases processed this record on May 24, 2017