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A Survey to Evaluate Diabetes Management, Control, Chronic Complications, Psychosocial Aspects of Diabetic Subjects in Indonesia (DiabCare Asia)

This study has been completed.
Information provided by (Responsible Party):
Novo Nordisk A/S Identifier:
First received: November 10, 2008
Last updated: June 23, 2014
Last verified: June 2014
This study is conducted in Asia. The aim of this observational study is to evaluate current status of diabetes management, control, complications in diabetic subjects in Asia. Further perceptions and practices of physicians and subjects about diabetes management in Asia will be evaluated.

Condition Intervention
Diabetes Mellitus, Type 1
Diabetes Mellitus, Type 2
Other: No treatment given

Study Type: Observational
Study Design: Observational Model: Ecologic or Community
Time Perspective: Cross-Sectional
Official Title: DiabCare Asia 2008. A Cross-sectional Survey to Evaluate Diabetes Management, Control, Complications, Psychosocial Aspects of Diabetic Patients in Asia and to Evaluate Perceptions and Practices of Physicians and Patients About Diabetes Management in Asia. DiabCare Asia 2008 - Indonesia

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

Primary Outcome Measures:
  • Mean age of onset of either type 1 or type 2 diabetes mellitus [ Time Frame: study visit ]
  • Mean duration of treatment of type 2 diabetes mellitus. [ Time Frame: study visit ]
  • Percentage of patients on either insulin therapy or OAD (oral anti-diabetic drug) therapy. [ Time Frame: study visit ]
  • Mean duration of diabetes in type 1 and type 2 diabetes patients respectively. [ Time Frame: study visit ]
  • Mean FPG (fasting plasma glucose),PPG (post prandial glucose) and HbA1c of diabetic patients. [ Time Frame: study visit ]
  • Percentage of diabetic patients with HbA1c target below or equal to 7.0%. [ Time Frame: study visit ]
  • Percentage of diabetic patients with HbA1c target below or equal to 6.5%. [ Time Frame: study visit ]
  • Percentage of diabetic patients having dyslipidemia and hypertension [ Time Frame: study visit ]
  • Percentage of diabetic patients having cardiovascular complications [ Time Frame: study visit ]
  • Percentage of diabetic patients having peripheral vascular disease [ Time Frame: study visit ]
  • Percentage of diabetic patients having diabetic nephropathy [ Time Frame: study visit ]
  • Percentage of diabetic patients having diabetic eye complications [ Time Frame: study visit ]

Secondary Outcome Measures:
  • Patients' perception will be analysed through Patient questionnaire measuring:Psychological well-being, Quality of life and Patients' compliant to treatment [ Time Frame: study visit ]
  • Physician questionnaire measuring awareness about:HbA1c test and its goal, Anti-diabetic treatment and Barriers towards optimum diabetes control [ Time Frame: study visit ]
  • Duration of diabetes associated with highest number of diabetic complications [ Time Frame: study visit ]
  • Minimum duration of diabetes associated with 10% incidence of diabetic complications (CVD, nephropathy and retinopathy) [ Time Frame: study visit ]

Biospecimen Retention:   Samples With DNA
Blood sample

Enrollment: 1832
Study Start Date: November 2008
Study Completion Date: February 2009
Primary Completion Date: February 2009 (Final data collection date for primary outcome measure)
Groups/Cohorts Assigned Interventions
A Other: No treatment given
No treatment is given


Ages Eligible for Study:   Child, Adult, Senior
Sexes Eligible for Study:   All
Accepts Healthy Volunteers:   No
Sampling Method:   Non-Probability Sample
Study Population
Patients with diabetes mellitus (both type 1 and type 2) being treated at general hospitals, diabetes clinics and referral clinics will be selected according to inclusion and exclusion criteria. Patients will be selected randomly from clinic record/list to avoid any bias.

Inclusion Criteria:

  • Diabetic patients registered in the particular centre for more than 12 months.
  • Patients should have visited the centre at least once in the last 3-6 months before the initial study visit.
  • Patients willing to sign informed consent form.

Exclusion Criteria:

  • Repetition of any patient as patients should not be included twice for any reason.
  • Unwilling to participate or unable to comply with protocol requirements.
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Please refer to this study by its identifier: NCT00788853

Jakarta, Indonesia, 12520
Sponsors and Collaborators
Novo Nordisk A/S
Study Director: Global Clinical Registry (GCR, 1452) Novo Nordisk A/S
  More Information

Additional Information:
Responsible Party: Novo Nordisk A/S Identifier: NCT00788853     History of Changes
Other Study ID Numbers: INS-3677
Study First Received: November 10, 2008
Last Updated: June 23, 2014

Keywords provided by Novo Nordisk A/S:
DiabCare Asia 2008, Cross-sectional survey, Glycemic control, Psychosocial well-being, Diabetic complications, Quality of life.

Additional relevant MeSH terms:
Diabetes Mellitus
Diabetes Mellitus, Type 2
Diabetes Mellitus, Type 1
Glucose Metabolism Disorders
Metabolic Diseases
Endocrine System Diseases
Autoimmune Diseases
Immune System Diseases processed this record on May 25, 2017