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Evaluating the Use of Two Different Needles in Subjects With Diabetes

This study has been completed.
Information provided by (Responsible Party):
Novo Nordisk A/S Identifier:
First received: December 4, 2007
Last updated: January 18, 2017
Last verified: January 2017

December 4, 2007
January 18, 2017
April 2005
June 2005   (Final data collection date for primary outcome measure)
Overall needle preference [ Time Frame: after 2-3 weeks of treatment ]
Same as current
Complete list of historical versions of study NCT00569426 on Archive Site
  • Injection pressure
  • Pain perception
  • Handling and acceptance of needles
Same as current
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Evaluating the Use of Two Different Needles in Subjects With Diabetes
An Open-label, Randomised, Multi-centre Cross-over Trial in Diabetes Patients Evaluating Preference, Injection Pressure, Pain Perception and Handling When Injections Are Performed With Two Different Needles i.e. NovoFine® 32 Gauge Tip x 6mm and NovoFine® 30 Gauge x 8mm Using a FlexPen® Disposable Insulin Injection Pen
This trial is conducted in Europe. The aim of this trial is to compare two needle types when used with a disposable insulin injection pen in the everyday life setting of an insulin treated patient with diabetes.
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Phase 4
Allocation: Randomized
Intervention Model: Crossover Assignment
Masking: Open Label
Primary Purpose: Treatment
  • Diabetes
  • Diabetes Mellitus, Type 1
  • Diabetes Mellitus, Type 2
  • Delivery Systems
  • Device: NovoFine® needle 6 mm
  • Device: NovoFine® needle 8 mm
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McKay M, Compion G, Lytzen L. Pain Perception, Patient Preference, Injection Pressure and Handling with NovoFine® 32G x 6mm Versus 30G x 8mm Needle. ADA 2006; : 1968-PO

*   Includes publications given by the data provider as well as publications identified by Identifier (NCT Number) in Medline.
June 2005
June 2005   (Final data collection date for primary outcome measure)

Inclusion Criteria:

  • Signed and dated informed consent obtained before any trial-related activities
  • Diagnosed type 1 or type 2 diabetes
  • Treated with insulin

Exclusion Criteria:

  • Previous participation in this trial
  • Mental incapacity, unwillingness or language barriers precluding adequate understanding or co-operation
  • Any disease or condition which the investigator feels would interfere with the trial
Sexes Eligible for Study: All
18 Years to 99 Years   (Adult, Senior)
Contact information is only displayed when the study is recruiting subjects
United Kingdom
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Novo Nordisk A/S
Novo Nordisk A/S
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Study Director: Global Clinical Registry (GCR, 1452) Novo Nordisk A/S
Novo Nordisk A/S
January 2017

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