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Substrate Metabolism and Insulin Sensitivity in Patients With Hyperprolactinemia Before and After Treatment

The recruitment status of this study is unknown. The completion date has passed and the status has not been verified in more than two years.
Verified December 2014 by University of Aarhus.
Recruitment status was:  Recruiting
Aarhus University Hospital
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University of Aarhus Identifier:
First received: May 23, 2008
Last updated: December 2, 2014
Last verified: December 2014
The purpose of this study is to investigate the effects of chronic elevated levels of Prolactin on metabolism and insulin sensitivity by studying patients with hyperprolactinemia before and after treatment.

Condition Intervention
Insulin Resistance
Other: Cabergoline

Study Type: Observational
Study Design: Observational Model: Cohort
Time Perspective: Prospective
Official Title: Substrate Metabolism and Insulin Sensitivity in Patients With Hyperprolactinemia Before and After Treatment

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Further study details as provided by University of Aarhus:

Primary Outcome Measures:
  • Insulin sensitivity [ Time Frame: Before and after treatment ]

Secondary Outcome Measures:
  • QoL, body composition, intrahepatic and intramyocellular fat, substrate metabolism, glucose tolerance [ Time Frame: Before and after treatment ]

Biospecimen Retention:   Samples Without DNA
Whole blood, serum, muscle samples, fat samples

Estimated Enrollment: 10
Study Start Date: May 2008
Estimated Study Completion Date: January 2016
Estimated Primary Completion Date: June 2015 (Final data collection date for primary outcome measure)
Groups/Cohorts Assigned Interventions
Patients recently diagnosed with hyperprolactinemia
Other: Cabergoline
Cabergoline 0,25 - 1,0 mg once a week, controlled by our outpatient clinic. The drug regimen is not influenced by participating in this study.


Ages Eligible for Study:   18 Years to 70 Years   (Adult, Senior)
Sexes Eligible for Study:   All
Accepts Healthy Volunteers:   No
Sampling Method:   Non-Probability Sample
Study Population
Patients recently diagnosed with hyperprolactinemia

Inclusion Criteria:

  • Written consent
  • Age between 18 and 70
  • At diagnose a serum prolactin > 200 microgram/l (10 U/l)

Exclusion Criteria:

  • Hypothyroidism
  • Use of any medication
  • Pregnancy
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Please refer to this study by its identifier: NCT00699530

Contact: Jens Otto L. Jørgensen, Professor MD 89-49-2025 ext +45
Contact: Michael Madsen, MD 89-49-2171 ext +45

Department of Endocrinology Recruiting
Aarhus C, Aarhus, Denmark, 8000
Principal Investigator: Jens Otto L. Jørgensen, Professor MD         
Sub-Investigator: Michael Madsen, MD         
Sponsors and Collaborators
University of Aarhus
Aarhus University Hospital
Principal Investigator: Jens Otto L. Jørgensen, Professor MD Aarhus University Hospital, Department of Endocrinology
  More Information

Responsible Party: University of Aarhus Identifier: NCT00699530     History of Changes
Other Study ID Numbers: MM-ISP-20070132
Study First Received: May 23, 2008
Last Updated: December 2, 2014

Keywords provided by University of Aarhus:
Insulin resistance
Glucose tolerance
Body Composition
Substrate metabolism

Additional relevant MeSH terms:
Insulin Resistance
Glucose Metabolism Disorders
Metabolic Diseases
Pituitary Diseases
Hypothalamic Diseases
Brain Diseases
Central Nervous System Diseases
Nervous System Diseases
Endocrine System Diseases
Hypoglycemic Agents
Physiological Effects of Drugs
Antineoplastic Agents
Antiparkinson Agents
Anti-Dyskinesia Agents
Dopamine Agonists
Dopamine Agents
Neurotransmitter Agents
Molecular Mechanisms of Pharmacological Action processed this record on May 25, 2017