A Phase II Trial to Examine the Effect of Subcutaneous Exenatide (Bydureon®) on Glucose Control in Patients with Type I Diabetes
What is the purpose of this trial?
The purpose of this study is to investigate the effect of once weekly exenatide (Bydureon), a GLP-1 analog in type 1 diabetes. Exenatide has been on the market for some time for treatment of type 2 diabetes and has shown to be an ;effective treatment alternative in this group of patients.
We want to investigate the effects of Bydureon in type 1 diabetes by conducting a large (120 participants) multi-center(several sites around the US) placebo controlled study. The goal of the study is to determine whether glucose control can be improved with Bydureon treatment in patients with type 1 diabetes (T1D).
The study length is 1 year, which includes 6 months of treatment with either the active drug or placebo and 6 months of follow up. There will be 7 visits altogether during the study, 5 of which consist of a 4 hour or 2 hour mixed meal tolerance test.
- 18 Years - 60 Years
- Juvenile Diabetes Research Foundation International
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