Metabolic Syndrome Risk Factor in IGT: STOP-NIDDM Trial
The aim of the study was to analyse the independent and joint effects of the components of the metabolic syndrome (MetS) on the incidence of diabetes in people with impaired glucose tolerance (IGT) and to assess the effect of acarbose by MetS status.
Double-blind placebo controlled trial, 1,368 patients, follow-up time 3.3 years. MetS by ATP III definition with fasting plasma glucose of ≥ 6.1 mmol/l as limit for impaired fasting glucose (IFG).
|Study Design:||Allocation: Randomized
Endpoint Classification: Efficacy Study
Intervention Model: Parallel Assignment
Masking: Double Blind (Subject, Caregiver, Investigator, Outcomes Assessor)
|Official Title:||Metabolic Syndrome and Its Single Traits as Risk Factors of Diabetes in People With Impaired Glucose Tolerance: The STOP-NIDDM Trial|