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Efficacy and Safety of NovoMix® 30 in Subjects With Type 2 Diabetes

This study has been completed.
Information provided by (Responsible Party):
Novo Nordisk A/S Identifier:
First received: November 4, 2011
Last updated: February 22, 2017
Last verified: February 2017
This trial is conducted in Europe. The aim of this trial is to investigate the efficacy and safety of biphasic insulin aspart (NovoMix®30) to that of biphasic human insulin (Mixtard® 30) in subjects with type 2 diabetes.

Condition Intervention Phase
Diabetes Mellitus, Type 2
Drug: biphasic insulin aspart
Drug: biphasic human insulin
Phase 4

Study Type: Interventional
Study Design: Allocation: Randomized
Intervention Model: Parallel Assignment
Masking: No masking
Primary Purpose: Treatment
Official Title: A Multi-National, Multi-Centre, Randomised, Open-Labelled, Parallel Trial Comparing Efficacy and Safety of NovoMix® 30 FlexPen® and Mixtard® 30 Twice Daily Injections in Subjects With Type 2 Diabetes

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

Primary Outcome Measures:
  • HbA1c (glycolated haemoglobin)

Secondary Outcome Measures:
  • Prandial increment in blood glucose
  • 7-point blood glucose profile
  • Number and severity of adverse events
  • Number and severity of local tolerability issues at the injection site
  • Number and severity of hypoglycaemic episodes

Enrollment: 292
Actual Study Start Date: August 19, 2002
Study Completion Date: May 15, 2003
Primary Completion Date: May 15, 2003 (Final data collection date for primary outcome measure)
Arms Assigned Interventions
Experimental: A Drug: biphasic insulin aspart
Individually adjusted dose. Injected subcutaneously (s.c., under the skin) twice daily
Active Comparator: B Drug: biphasic human insulin
Individually adjusted dose. Injected subcutaneously (s.c., under the skin) twice daily


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

Inclusion Criteria:

  • Type 2 diabetes for at least 24 months
  • Insulin treatment for the pase 3 months
  • HbA1c (glycosylated haemoglobin) below 13%
  • BMI (Body Mass Index) below 40 kg/m^2
  • Ability and willingness to perform self-blood glucose monitoring

Exclusion Criteria:

  • Receipt of any investigational drug within 4 weeks prior to this trial
  • Treatment of OHAs (Oral Hypoglycaemic Agents) within 4 weeks prior to this trial
  • Total daily insulin dosage less than or equal to 1.8 IU/kg
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Please refer to this study by its identifier: NCT01467401

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Sponsors and Collaborators
Novo Nordisk A/S
Study Director: Global Clinical Registry (GCR, 1452) Novo Nordisk A/S
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Additional Information:
Responsible Party: Novo Nordisk A/S Identifier: NCT01467401     History of Changes
Other Study ID Numbers: BIASP-1394
Study First Received: November 4, 2011
Last Updated: February 22, 2017

Additional relevant MeSH terms:
Diabetes Mellitus
Diabetes Mellitus, Type 2
Glucose Metabolism Disorders
Metabolic Diseases
Endocrine System Diseases
Insulin, Globin Zinc
Insulin aspart, insulin aspart protamine drug combination 30:70
Biphasic Insulins
Insulin Aspart
Hypoglycemic Agents
Physiological Effects of Drugs processed this record on May 22, 2017