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Exercise Capability and Training Effects in Diabetic Patients With Neuropathy

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Recruitment Status : Completed
First Posted : January 4, 2013
Last Update Posted : January 4, 2013
Information provided by (Responsible Party):
National Taiwan University Hospital

Brief Summary:
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 or disease Intervention/treatment Phase
Diabetes Mellitus Peripheral Neuropathy Behavioral: exercise training Behavioral: usual care Not Applicable

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Study Type : Interventional  (Clinical Trial)
Actual Enrollment : 22 participants
Allocation: Randomized
Intervention Model: Parallel Assignment
Masking: Single (Outcomes Assessor)
Primary Purpose: Treatment
Official Title: Exercise Capability and Training Effects in Diabetic Patients With Neuropathy
Study Start Date : November 2002
Actual Primary Completion Date : April 2003
Actual Study Completion Date : May 2003

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Arm Intervention/treatment
Experimental: Exercise Training
aerobic exercise training
Behavioral: exercise training
Active Comparator: Control Behavioral: usual care

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

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

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Ages Eligible for Study:   20 Years to 70 Years   (Adult, Older Adult)
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 (NCT number): NCT01760707

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National Taiwan University Hospital
Taipei, Taiwan, 100
Sponsors and Collaborators
National Taiwan University Hospital
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Study Director: Ying-Tai Wu, PhD National Taiwan University Hospital
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Responsible Party: National Taiwan University Hospital Identifier: NCT01760707    
Other Study ID Numbers: 9200200769
First Posted: January 4, 2013    Key Record Dates
Last Update Posted: January 4, 2013
Last Verified: November 2012
Keywords provided by National Taiwan University Hospital:
Diabetes mellitus
Peripheral neuropathy
Balance performance
Additional relevant MeSH terms:
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Peripheral Nervous System Diseases
Diabetes Mellitus
Glucose Metabolism Disorders
Metabolic Diseases
Endocrine System Diseases
Neuromuscular Diseases
Nervous System Diseases