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Comparison of NN1250 With Insulin Glargine in Subjects With Type 2 Diabetes (BEGIN™)

This study has been completed.
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ClinicalTrials.gov Identifier:
NCT01076647
First Posted: February 26, 2010
Last Update Posted: March 6, 2017
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Information provided by (Responsible Party):
Novo Nordisk A/S
Results First Submitted: October 13, 2015  
Study Type: Interventional
Study Design: Allocation: Randomized;   Intervention Model: Parallel Assignment;   Masking: None (Open Label);   Primary Purpose: Treatment
Conditions: Diabetes
Diabetes Mellitus, Type 2
Interventions: Drug: insulin degludec
Drug: insulin glargine

  Participant Flow
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Recruitment Details
Key information relevant to the recruitment process for the overall study, such as dates of the recruitment period and locations
The trial was conducted at 89 sites in 7 countries: Bulgaria, Canada, France, Hungary, Netherlands, Romania, and United States.

Pre-Assignment Details
Significant events and approaches for the overall study following participant enrollment, but prior to group assignment
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Reporting Groups
  Description
IDeg 3TW Insulin degludec (IDeg) 200 U/ml was given thrice weekly on Mondays, Wednesdays and Fridays subcutaneously (s.c.) in the evening with pre-trial metformin and with or without pre-trial DPP-4 for 26 weeks.
IGlar OD Insulin glargine (IGlar) was given once daily (OD) subcutaneously (s.c.) same time each day according to local labelling with pre-trial metformin and with or without pre-trial DPP-4 for 26 weeks.

Participant Flow:   Overall Study
    IDeg 3TW   IGlar OD
STARTED   233   234 
COMPLETED   208   209 
NOT COMPLETED   25   25 
Adverse Event                4                1 
Lack of Efficacy                0                1 
Protocol Violation                7                9 
Withdrawal criteria                2                2 
Unclassified                12                12 



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Population Description
Explanation of how the number of participants for analysis was determined. Includes whether analysis was per protocol, intention to treat, or another method. Also provides relevant details such as imputation technique, as appropriate.
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Reporting Groups
  Description
IDeg 3TW Insulin degludec (IDeg) 200 U/ml was given thrice weekly on Mondays, Wednesdays and Fridays subcutaneously (s.c.) in the evening with pre-trial metformin and with or without pre-trial DPP-4 for 26 weeks.
IGlar OD Insulin glargine (IGlar) was given once daily (OD) subcutaneously (s.c.) same time each day according to local labelling with pre-trial metformin and with or without pre-trial DPP-4 for 26 weeks.
Total Total of all reporting groups

Baseline Measures
   IDeg 3TW   IGlar OD   Total 
Overall Participants Analyzed 
[Units: Participants]
 233   234   467 
Age 
[Units: Years]
Mean (Standard Deviation)
 57.3  (9.6)   57.5  (10.7)   57.4  (10.2) 
Sex: Female, Male 
[Units: Participants]
Count of Participants
     
Female      101  43.3%      99  42.3%      200  42.8% 
Male      132  56.7%      135  57.7%      267  57.2% 
Glycosylated haemoglobin (HbaA1c) 
[Units: Percentage of glycosylated haemoglobin]
Mean (Standard Deviation)
 8.3  (0.8)   8.3  (0.8)   8.3  (0.8) 
Body Weight 
[Units: Kg]
Mean (Standard Deviation)
 92.3  (18.3)   91.4  (18.7)   91.8  (18.5) 


  Outcome Measures
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1.  Primary:   Change in Glycosylated Haemoglobin (HbA1c)   [ Time Frame: Week 0, Week 26 ]

2.  Secondary:   Change in Body Weight   [ Time Frame: Week 0, Week 26 ]


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  Limitations and Caveats
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Limitations of the study, such as early termination leading to small numbers of participants analyzed and technical problems with measurement leading to unreliable or uninterpretable data
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Certain Agreements:  
Principal Investigators are NOT employed by the organization sponsoring the study.
There IS an agreement between Principal Investigators and the Sponsor (or its agents) that restricts the PI's rights to discuss or publish trial results after the trial is completed.
The agreement is:
unchecked The only disclosure restriction on the PI is that the sponsor can review results communications prior to public release and can embargo communications regarding trial results for a period that is less than or equal to 60 days. The sponsor cannot require changes to the communication and cannot extend the embargo.
unchecked The only disclosure restriction on the PI is that the sponsor can review results communications prior to public release and can embargo communications regarding trial results for a period that is more than 60 days but less than or equal to 180 days. The sponsor cannot require changes to the communication and cannot extend the embargo.


Results Point of Contact:  
Name/Title: Public Access to Clinical Trials
Organization: Novo Nordisk A/S
e-mail: clinicaltrials@novonordisk.com


Publications of Results:

Responsible Party: Novo Nordisk A/S
ClinicalTrials.gov Identifier: NCT01076647     History of Changes
Other Study ID Numbers: NN1250-3718
2009-011399-31 ( EudraCT Number )
U1111-1112-8770 ( Other Identifier: WHO )
First Submitted: February 25, 2010
First Posted: February 26, 2010
Results First Submitted: October 13, 2015
Results First Posted: November 10, 2015
Last Update Posted: March 6, 2017