Observational Study of Safety and Efficacy of Levemir® in Type 2 Diabetes (DIABESITY)

This study has been completed.
Information provided by (Responsible Party):
Novo Nordisk A/S
ClinicalTrials.gov Identifier:
First received: May 27, 2008
Last updated: August 13, 2014
Last verified: November 2012
The study is conducted in Asia. The aim of this observational study is to evaluate the weight change from baseline while using Levemir® in subjects with type 2 diabetes mellitus under normal clinical practice conditions in India.

Condition Intervention
Diabetes Mellitus, Type 2
Drug: insulin detemir

Study Type: Observational
Study Design: Time Perspective: Prospective
Official Title: An Observational, Safety and Efficacy Study in Subjects Using Levemir® (Insulin Detemir) for the Treatment of Type 2 Diabetes Mellitus.

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Further study details as provided by Novo Nordisk A/S:

Primary Outcome Measures:
  • Weight change from baseline [ Time Frame: after 26 weeks ] [ Designated as safety issue: No ]

Secondary Outcome Measures:
  • Number of serious adverse events [ Time Frame: after 26 weeks ] [ Designated as safety issue: Yes ]
  • Number of all adverse events [ Time Frame: after 26 weeks ] [ Designated as safety issue: Yes ]
  • Number of all hypoglycemic episodes (24 hr, daytime and nocturnal) [ Time Frame: after 26 weeks ] [ Designated as safety issue: Yes ]
  • HbA1c change from baseline [ Time Frame: after 26 weeks ] [ Designated as safety issue: No ]
  • FBG (Fasting Blood Glucose) change from baseline [ Time Frame: after 26 weeks ] [ Designated as safety issue: No ]
  • Percentage of patients achieving targets of HbA1c less than 7 % and less than 6.5 % [ Time Frame: after 26 weeks ] [ Designated as safety issue: No ]
  • Insulin dose and frequency at the end of the study [ Time Frame: after 26 weeks ] [ Designated as safety issue: No ]

Enrollment: 10008
Study Start Date: April 2008
Study Completion Date: February 2009
Primary Completion Date: February 2009 (Final data collection date for primary outcome measure)
Groups/Cohorts Assigned Interventions
A Drug: insulin detemir
Start dose and frequency of insulin detemir is to be decided by physician. The choice of patient is also at the discretion of Physician
Other Name: Levemir®


Ages Eligible for Study:   6 Years and older
Genders Eligible for Study:   Both
Accepts Healthy Volunteers:   No
Sampling Method:   Non-Probability Sample
Study Population
Type 2 diabetics

Inclusion Criteria:

  • Any subject with type 2 diabetes

Exclusion Criteria:

  • Subjects with a hypersensitivity to insulin detemir or any of its excipient
  • Children below 6 years
  • Subjects who are pregnant, lactating or planning to become pregnant
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Please refer to this study by its ClinicalTrials.gov identifier: NCT00687063

Bangalore, India, 560001
Sponsors and Collaborators
Novo Nordisk A/S
Study Director: Global Clinical Registry (GCR, 1452), MD Novo Nordisk A/S
  More Information

Additional Information:
Responsible Party: Novo Nordisk A/S
ClinicalTrials.gov Identifier: NCT00687063     History of Changes
Other Study ID Numbers: NN304-3530 
Study First Received: May 27, 2008
Last Updated: August 13, 2014
Health Authority: India: Ministry of Health

Additional relevant MeSH terms:
Diabetes Mellitus
Diabetes Mellitus, Type 2
Endocrine System Diseases
Glucose Metabolism Disorders
Metabolic Diseases
Insulin Detemir
Hypoglycemic Agents
Physiological Effects of Drugs

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