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Welchol as Monotherapy for Type 2 Diabetes Mellitus

2014-08-27 03:26:19 | BioPortfolio

Summary

The current study investigates Welchol as monotherapy to improve glycemic control in subjects with Type 2 Diabetes Mellitus not adequately controlled with diet and exercise alone. The study will evaluate if Welchol monotherapy for Type 2 Diabetes Mellitus will be safe, well tolerated and efficacious.

Study Design

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

Conditions

Type 2 Diabetes Mellitus

Intervention

Welchol, Placebo

Location

Eclipse Clinical Research
Birmingham
Alabama
United States
85614

Status

Recruiting

Source

Daiichi Sankyo Inc.

Results (where available)

View Results

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Published on BioPortfolio: 2014-08-27T03:26:19-0400

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A subclass of DIABETES MELLITUS that is not INSULIN-responsive or dependent (NIDDM). It is characterized initially by INSULIN RESISTANCE and HYPERINSULINEMIA; and eventually by GLUCOSE INTOLERANCE; HYPERGLYCEMIA; and overt diabetes. Type II diabetes mellitus is no longer considered a disease exclusively found in adults. Patients seldom develop KETOSIS but often exhibit OBESITY.

The time period before the development of symptomatic diabetes. For example, certain risk factors can be observed in subjects who subsequently develop INSULIN RESISTANCE as in type 2 diabetes (DIABETES MELLITUS, TYPE 2).

A subtype of DIABETES MELLITUS that is characterized by INSULIN deficiency. It is manifested by the sudden onset of severe HYPERGLYCEMIA, rapid progression to DIABETIC KETOACIDOSIS, and DEATH unless treated with insulin. The disease may occur at any age, but is most common in childhood or adolescence.

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