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A Research Study to Determine the Safety and Efficacy of Glucovance Compared to Metformin and Glyburide in Children and Adolescents With Type 2 Diabetes.

2014-08-27 03:56:11 | BioPortfolio

Summary

The purpose of this clinical research study is to see if Glucovance, a medication currently approved for use in adults with type 2 diabetes, can control type 2 diabetes safely and effectively in children 9 to 16 years of age.

Study Design

Primary Purpose: Treatment

Conditions

Diabetes Mellitus, Non-Insulin-Dependent

Intervention

Glucovance (metformin HCl/glyburide), metformin HCl, glyburide

Location

Childrens's Health System/Dept of PED/Diabetes/Endoncrinology
Birmingham
Alabama
United States
35233

Status

Completed

Source

Bristol-Myers Squibb

Results (where available)

View Results

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Published on BioPortfolio: 2014-08-27T03:56:11-0400

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