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Apidra Children & Adolescents Study

This study has been completed.
Information provided by (Responsible Party):
Sanofi Identifier:
First received: September 14, 2010
Last updated: December 17, 2012
Last verified: December 2012

Primary Objective:

Evaluate the percentage of patients achieving glycosylated hemoglobin (HbA1c) level < 8% (in patients of 6-12 years old) and HbA1c level < 7.5% (in patients of 13-17 year old) at 6 and 12 months of treatment

Secondary Objectives:

Change in HbA1c level at 6 and 12 months of treatment Monthly rate of hypoglycaemia/per patient from the baseline to the end of the study Change in daily dose of glargine and glulisine at 6 and 12 months of treatment.

Condition Intervention Phase
Diabetes Mellitus, Type 1 Drug: INSULIN GLULISINE Drug: INSULIN GLARGINE Phase 4

Study Type: Interventional
Study Design: Allocation: Non-Randomized
Intervention Model: Single Group Assignment
Masking: None (Open Label)
Primary Purpose: Treatment
Official Title: A Study of Effectiveness and Safety of Apidra in Combination With Lantus Therapy in Basal-bolus Insulin Regimen in Inadequately Controlled Children and Adolescents With Type 1 Diabetes in the Russian Federation.

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Further study details as provided by Sanofi:

Primary Outcome Measures:
  • Percentage of patients achieving HbA1c level < 8% (in patients 6-12 year-old) and HbA1c level < 7.5 % (in patients 13-17 year-old) [ Time Frame: at 6 and 12 months of treatment ]

Secondary Outcome Measures:
  • Change in HbA1c plasma level [ Time Frame: at 6 and 12 months of treatment ]
  • Monthly rate of hypoglycaemia [ Time Frame: from baseline to 12 months of treatment (study cut off) ]
  • Change in daily dose of glargine and glulisine [ Time Frame: at 6 and 12 months of treatment ]

Enrollment: 100
Study Start Date: May 2011
Study Completion Date: October 2012
Primary Completion Date: October 2012 (Final data collection date for primary outcome measure)
Arms Assigned Interventions
Experimental: insulin glulisine and insulin glargine
insulin glulisine and insulin glargine basal/bolus regimen in accordance with the summary of product characteristics and titrated to Plasma glucose target as defined by American Diabetes Association (ADA) recommendations age-specific goals (12)
Pharmaceutical form: solution for injection Route of administration: subcutaneous Dose regimen: once a day
Other Name: Apidra
Pharmaceutical form:solution for injection Route of administration: subcutaneous Dose regimen: 0-15 minutes before meal or within 20 minutes from the start of meal according to prandial plasma glucose values
Other Name: Lantus


Ages Eligible for Study:   6 Years to 17 Years   (Child)
Sexes Eligible for Study:   All
Accepts Healthy Volunteers:   No

Inclusion criteria:

  • ChildrenAdolescents with Type 1 diabetes Mellitus l(T1DM) onger than 1 year duration
  • Age 6 -17 y.o.
  • With 8%<HbA1c <10%
  • Treated with insulin glargine and any rapid insulin
  • Ability to perform a self blood-glucose monitoring (SBGM)
  • Signed Informed consent.

Exclusion criteria:

  • Diabetes Mellitus type 2
  • ChildrenAdolescents with Type 1 diabetes Mellitus previously treated with Apidra
  • Hypersensitivity to Insulin glulisine
  • Pregnant or lactation women
  • Gestational diabetes mellitus
  • Treatment with systemic corticosteroids in the 1 month prior to study entry
  • T1DM complications: such as already existing active proliferative diabetic retinopathy, as defined by the application of photocoagulation or surgery, in the 6 months before study entry or any other unstable (rapidly progressing) retinopathy that may require photocoagulation or surgery during the study.

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Please refer to this study by its identifier: NCT01202474

Russian Federation
Administrative office
Moscow, Russian Federation
Sponsors and Collaborators
Study Director: Clinical Sciences & Operations Sanofi
  More Information

Responsible Party: Sanofi Identifier: NCT01202474     History of Changes
Other Study ID Numbers: APIDR_L_04884
U1111-1116-8645 ( Other Identifier: UTN )
Study First Received: September 14, 2010
Last Updated: December 17, 2012

Additional relevant MeSH terms:
Diabetes Mellitus
Diabetes Mellitus, Type 1
Glucose Metabolism Disorders
Metabolic Diseases
Endocrine System Diseases
Autoimmune Diseases
Immune System Diseases
Insulin, Globin Zinc
Insulin glulisine
Insulin Glargine
Hypoglycemic Agents
Physiological Effects of Drugs processed this record on September 21, 2017