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24-Hour Glycemia: Rosiglitazone Versus Glimepiride In Type 2 Diabetes

2014-08-27 03:45:02 | BioPortfolio

Summary

A better glycemic control is associated with less complications (cardiac diseases, blindness, etcetera) for type 2 diabetic patients. The objective is to study if rosiglitazone may lead to a more regular glycemic pattern with less hyperglycemia and hypoglycemia episodes than with a sulphonylurea (glimepiride).

Study Design

Allocation: Randomized, Endpoint Classification: Efficacy Study, Intervention Model: Parallel Assignment, Masking: Open Label, Primary Purpose: Treatment

Conditions

Non-Insulin-Dependent Diabetes Mellitus

Intervention

rosiglitazone-metformin fixed dose combination, metformin + glimepiride

Status

Completed

Source

GlaxoSmithKline

Results (where available)

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Published on BioPortfolio: 2014-08-27T03:45:02-0400

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