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Searching for patients with type 1 diabetes to test once-daily vs thrice-daily oral insulin

Posted by on Dec 20, 2019 in Diabetes mellitus | 0 comments

In a nutshell This trial is testing the effectiveness of once-daily vs thrice-daily oral insulin in patients with type 1 diabetes (T1D). The main outcome is the amount of injected insulin used, and the second outcome is the amount of time blood glucose levels are within specific ranges. This study is being conducted in Orange County, California,...

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Looking for patients with type 2 diabetes treated with basal insulin to try a new investigational drug

Posted by on Feb 13, 2019 in Diabetes mellitus | 0 comments

In a nutshell This study is examining the safety and effectiveness of a new insulin plan for people with type 2 diabetes (T2D) that are already being treated with basal insulin. The new insulin being evaluated is a once-a-week administration of insulin instead of daily injections of basal insulin, which should be substantially more convenient for...

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Looking for young people with type 2 diabetes to try dapagliflozin and saxagliptin

Posted by on Aug 31, 2018 in Diabetes mellitus | 0 comments

In a nutshell This phase 3 clinical trial is investigating the safety and effectiveness of dapagliflozin (Forxiga) and saxagliptin (Onglyza) in young people with type 2 diabetes (T2D). The main outcome to be measured will be change in HbA1c (measures average blood glucose over the last 3 months) after 6 months of treatment. The details Dapagliflozin...

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Does a low-carbohydrate diet improve outcomes more than a moderate-carbohydrate diet in patients with prediabetes or Type 2 diabetes?

Posted by on May 12, 2018 in Diabetes mellitus | 0 comments

In a nutshell This study investigated the outcomes of a very low-carbohydrate (ketogenic) diet versus a moderate-carbohydrate diet in adults with prediabetes or Type 2 diabetes. This study concluded that the adults on the low-carbohydrate diet had greater reductions in HbA1c levels (average blood glucose over 3 months), body weight, and medication usage...

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Is insulin degludec a more effective treatment for low blood sugar in patients with type 1 diabetes?

Posted by on Aug 26, 2017 in Diabetes mellitus | 0 comments

In a nutshell This study investigated if insulin degludec was as effective as insulin glargine U100 in reducing rates of hypoglycemia (low blood sugar) in patients with type 1 diabetes. They found that patients receiving insulin degludec had a reduced risk of hypoglycemia compared to those receiving insulin glargine U100. Some background...

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Looking for type 1 diabetes patients to undergo islet transplantation

Posted by on Sep 30, 2016 in Diabetes mellitus | 0 comments

In a nutshell The main objective of this trial is to determine whether islet cell transplantation (ICT) using anti-thymocyte globulin (ATG) is a safe and effective treatment for type I diabetes. The main outcome to be measured is number of patients who no longer need insulin therapy following transplantation. This trial is being held in Duarte,...

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Looking for type 2 diabetes patients between the ages of 10 and 24 to test dapagliflozin

Posted by on Sep 5, 2016 in Diabetes mellitus | 0 comments

In a nutshell The main objective of this trial is to determine the safety and efficacy of dapagliflozin (Farxiga) in type 2 diabetes patients aged 10-24 years. The main outcome to be measured is the change in average blood glucose (sugar) levels. The details Dapagliflozin is a type 2 diabetes treatment that removes glucose from the blood and...

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Is dapagliflozin a good addition to liraglutide and insulin therapy for type 1 diabetes?

Posted by on Aug 29, 2016 in Diabetes mellitus | 0 comments

In a nutshell This study investigated whether adding dapagliflozin (Farxiga/Forxiga) to liraglutide (Victoza) and insulin therapy would improve blood glucose control and promote weight loss in patients with type 1 diabetes (T1D). Improved blood glucose control and weight loss was recorded, however increased ketosis (raised ketone acids in the blood)...

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