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Fenofibrate and Metformin Insulin Sensitivity in Type 2 Diabetics Study

2014-08-27 03:43:04 | BioPortfolio

Summary

Double-blind, randomized placebo-controlled study in type 2 diabetes and dyslipidemic patients.Patients will be randomized to one of four treatment arms for 16 weeks: placebo, fenofibrate, metformin, or metformin and fenofibrate combination.

Study Design

Allocation: Randomized, Control: Placebo Control, Endpoint Classification: Efficacy Study, Intervention Model: Parallel Assignment, Masking: Double Blind (Subject, Caregiver, Investigator, Outcomes Assessor), Primary Purpose: Treatment

Conditions

Type 2 Diabetes

Intervention

Fenofibrate, Metformin, Placebo

Location

Site 2
Turku
Finland

Status

Terminated

Source

Solvay Pharmaceuticals

Results (where available)

View Results

Links

Published on BioPortfolio: 2014-08-27T03:43:04-0400

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