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Assessment of Insulin Glargine in Type 2 Patients for Good Glycemic Control (LANTIT)

This study has been completed.
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Sanofi Identifier:
First received: June 18, 2008
Last updated: November 3, 2010
Last verified: November 2010

Primary objective:

  • To observe the efficacy of the forced titration to reach good glycemic control in Lantus treated patients

Secondary objectives:

  • To assess the forced titration on physician and patient satisfaction
  • To evaluate the impact of training tools by means of patient profile

Condition Intervention Phase
Diabetes Mellitus, Type 2 Drug: Insulin glargine Phase 4

Study Type: Interventional
Study Design: Intervention Model: Single Group Assignment
Masking: None (Open Label)
Primary Purpose: Treatment
Official Title: Assessment of Forced Titration to Reach the Effective Dose for Good Glycemic Control in Lantus Treated Type 2 Patients

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Further study details as provided by Sanofi:

Primary Outcome Measures:
  • HbA1c, FBG [ Time Frame: after treatment end (6 months) ]
  • Final dose [ Time Frame: after treatment end (6 months) ]
  • Number of dose adjustment [ Time Frame: after treatment end (6 months) ]
  • Time to dose titration [ Time Frame: after treatment end (6 months) ]

Secondary Outcome Measures:
  • Hypoglycemia [ Time Frame: after treatment end (6 months) ]
  • Noctural hypoglycemia [ Time Frame: after treatment end (6 months) ]
  • DTSQ [ Time Frame: after treatment end (6 months) ]
  • Physician Satisfaction Questionnaire [ Time Frame: after treatment end (6 months) ]

Enrollment: 241
Study Start Date: May 2008
Study Completion Date: October 2010
Primary Completion Date: October 2010 (Final data collection date for primary outcome measure)
Arms Assigned Interventions
Experimental: 1
Insulin glargine
Drug: Insulin glargine
The dose is titrated according to patient needs


Ages Eligible for Study:   18 Years and older   (Adult, Senior)
Sexes Eligible for Study:   All
Accepts Healthy Volunteers:   No

Inclusion Criteria:

  • T2 insulin naïve patients
  • Patients whom their physician is considering initiation of Lantus treatment
  • Poor glycemic control 7,5 %10 %
  • T2 treatment with OADs more than 3 months
  • BMI<40 kg/m2

Exclusion Criteria:

  • Impaired renal function (Cr>2mg/dl or current renal dialysis)
  • Acute or chronic metabolic acidosis
  • Active liver disease or serum ALT or AST >2,5 than normal
  • History of hypoglycemia unawareness
  • Diabetic retinopathy with surgery in the previous 3 months or planned within 3 months after study entry
  • Pregnancy, breast feeding

The above information is not intended to contain all considerations relevant to a patient's potential participation in a clinical trial.

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Please refer to this study by its identifier: NCT00701831

Sanofi-Aventis Administrative Office
Istanbul, Turkey
Sponsors and Collaborators
Study Director: Zeynep Cetin Sanofi
  More Information

Responsible Party: Trial Transparency Team, sanofi-aventis Identifier: NCT00701831     History of Changes
Other Study ID Numbers: LANTU_L_03502
Study First Received: June 18, 2008
Last Updated: November 3, 2010

Additional relevant MeSH terms:
Diabetes Mellitus
Diabetes Mellitus, Type 2
Glucose Metabolism Disorders
Metabolic Diseases
Endocrine System Diseases
Insulin, Globin Zinc
Insulin Glargine
Hypoglycemic Agents
Physiological Effects of Drugs processed this record on August 18, 2017