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Insulin Detemir and Waist Circumference

This study has been completed.
ClinicalTrials.gov Identifier:
First Posted: July 14, 2008
Last Update Posted: July 14, 2008
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Information provided by:
University of Roma La Sapienza
The purpose of the study is to investigate the weight-sparing effect of detemir and assess glycemic control and treatment satisfaction when switching from NPH to detemir, to improve metabolic control.

Type 2 Diabetes

Study Type: Observational
Study Design: Observational Model: Case-Only
Time Perspective: Retrospective
Official Title: Waist Circumference Reduction After Insulin Detemir Treatment in Type 2 Diabetes Patients Previously Treated With NPH Insulin

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Further study details as provided by University of Roma La Sapienza:

Enrollment: 20
Study Start Date: January 2007
Study Completion Date: October 2007
Primary Completion Date: October 2007 (Final data collection date for primary outcome measure)

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Ages Eligible for Study:   Child, Adult, Senior
Sexes Eligible for Study:   All
Accepts Healthy Volunteers:   No
Sampling Method:   Non-Probability Sample
Study Population
Type 2 diabetic patients accessing the Diabetologic Centre

Inclusion Criteria:

  • Duration of type 2 diabetes for at least 12 months
  • BMI <40 kg/m2
  • HbA1c >7.5%
  • Requiring basal insulin replacement and previously treated with NPH insulin
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Publications automatically indexed to this study by ClinicalTrials.gov Identifier (NCT Number):
Responsible Party: Susanna Morano, University of Roma La Sapienza, Policlinico Umberto I, Dpt Scienze Cliniche
ClinicalTrials.gov Identifier: NCT00714844     History of Changes
Other Study ID Numbers: PolUmbI-DptSClin-Det1
First Submitted: July 7, 2008
First Posted: July 14, 2008
Last Update Posted: July 14, 2008
Last Verified: April 2008

Keywords provided by University of Roma La Sapienza:
insulin therapy
insulin detemir
waist circumference

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