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The Effect of Nexium and Probiotics on Insulin Secretion and Cardiovascular Risk Factors in Patients With Type 2 Diabetes (Nexium)

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ClinicalTrials.gov Identifier: NCT00699426
Recruitment Status : Completed
First Posted : June 18, 2008
Last Update Posted : September 3, 2012
Novo Nordisk A/S
Chr Hansen
Statens Serum Institut
Steno Diabetes Center Copenhagen
Information provided by (Responsible Party):
Lise Tarnow, Steno Diabetes Center Copenhagen

Brief Summary:

To test the effect of Nexium and probiotics on insulin secretion and cardiovascular risk factors on type 2 diabetic patients.

Study Hypothesis:

  1. Nexium causes an increased gastrin secretion that increases the insulin secretion and thereby a reduction of HbA1c
  2. Probiotics changes the gut flora and bloodpressure
  3. Probiotics causes a change in inflammation and thrombosis.

Condition or disease Intervention/treatment Phase
Type 2 Diabetes Drug: nexium Dietary Supplement: Yoghurt Drug: placebo+placebo Phase 3

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Study Type : Interventional  (Clinical Trial)
Actual Enrollment : 41 participants
Allocation: Randomized
Intervention Model: Factorial Assignment
Masking: Quadruple (Participant, Care Provider, Investigator, Outcomes Assessor)
Primary Purpose: Treatment
Official Title: The Effect of Nexium and Cardi-04 Yoghurt on Insulin Secretion and Effect and Cardi Vascular Risk Factors Associated With the Insulin Syndrome in Patients With Type 2 Diabetes - a Randomized Double-blind, Prospective, Placebo Controlled 2 x 2 Factorial Design 3 Month's Study.
Study Start Date : June 2008
Actual Primary Completion Date : June 2009
Actual Study Completion Date : June 2009

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Arm Intervention/treatment
Active Comparator: Nexium + Yoghurt Drug: nexium
40 mg once daily is tested together with Yoghurt

Placebo Comparator: Nexium + Placebo Drug: nexium
nexium and placebo are tested

Placebo Comparator: Placebo+ Yoghurt Dietary Supplement: Yoghurt

Placebo Comparator: placebo+placebo Drug: placebo+placebo
placebo and placebo are tested.

Primary Outcome Measures :
  1. insulin secretion [ Time Frame: 1 year ]

Secondary Outcome Measures :
  1. blood pressure [ Time Frame: 1 year ]

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Ages Eligible for Study:   40 Years to 70 Years   (Adult, Older Adult)
Sexes Eligible for Study:   All
Accepts Healthy Volunteers:   No

Inclusion Criteria:

  • Type 2 diabetes (WHO criteria) treated with metformin and/or sulfonylureas or diet
  • Males and females between 40 and 70 years
  • HbA1c between 6,0-10,0
  • Diabetes duration > 1 year

Exclusion Criteria:

  • Kidney disease (s-creatinine above the upper limit of normal range).
  • Liver disease (ALAT increase > 3 times the upper limit of the normal range of ALAT).
  • Macroalbuminuria (urinary albumin excretion of > 300 mg/day).
  • Heart failure(NYHA class lll or lV)
  • Severe neuropathy (symptoms + vibration perception threshold > 50 measured by biothesiometer.)
  • Neutropenia (neutrophil count<2.0x10/l) or anemia (hemoglobin<8mM for men or <7mM for women.
  • Alcohol abuse
  • Drug abuse
  • Severe organic or metabolic diseases including cancer
  • C-peptide< 0,3 pmol/l
  • Medicine interaction
  • Treatment with insulin
  • PPI or other medications for ulcus diseases
  • Treatment with warfarin or other coumarin derivations
  • Pregnant or breastfeeding women
  • Allergy to medication used in the study
  • Participants may not participate in another clinical intervention trial

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Please refer to this study by its ClinicalTrials.gov identifier (NCT number): NCT00699426

Sponsors and Collaborators
Lise Tarnow
Novo Nordisk A/S
Chr Hansen
Statens Serum Institut
Steno Diabetes Center Copenhagen
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Principal Investigator: Allan A. Vaag, MD, DMSc Steno Diabetes Center Copenhagen
Publications automatically indexed to this study by ClinicalTrials.gov Identifier (NCT Number):
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Responsible Party: Lise Tarnow, professor, Steno Diabetes Center Copenhagen
ClinicalTrials.gov Identifier: NCT00699426    
Other Study ID Numbers: EudraCT: 2007-00405237
First Posted: June 18, 2008    Key Record Dates
Last Update Posted: September 3, 2012
Last Verified: August 2012
Additional relevant MeSH terms:
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Diabetes Mellitus
Diabetes Mellitus, Type 2
Glucose Metabolism Disorders
Metabolic Diseases
Endocrine System Diseases
Anti-Ulcer Agents
Gastrointestinal Agents
Proton Pump Inhibitors
Enzyme Inhibitors
Molecular Mechanisms of Pharmacological Action