The Effects of GIP and GLP-2 on the Secretion of Glucagon in Patients With Type 1 Diabetes

This study has been completed.
University of Copenhagen
Information provided by:
University Hospital, Gentofte, Copenhagen Identifier:
First received: August 11, 2008
Last updated: February 12, 2009
Last verified: February 2009

The purpose of this study is to determine whether Glucose-dependent Insulinotropic Polypeptide (GIP) or Glucagon Like Peptide 2 (GLP-2) has an affect on the secretion of Glucagon from the pancreas in patients with type 1 diabetes mellitus.

Condition Intervention
Diabetes Mellitus
Other: GIP-infusion
Other: Sodium-chloride
Other: GLP-2 infusion

Study Type: Interventional
Study Design: Allocation: Randomized
Intervention Model: Crossover Assignment
Masking: Single Blind (Subject)
Primary Purpose: Basic Science
Official Title: The Effects of GIP and GLP-2 on the Secretion of Glucagon in Patients With Type 1 Diabetes

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Further study details as provided by University Hospital, Gentofte, Copenhagen:

Primary Outcome Measures:
  • plasma-glucagon Area Under Curve at 0-90 min. and 90-180 min. [ Designated as safety issue: No ]

Enrollment: 8
Study Start Date: January 2008
Primary Completion Date: August 2008 (Final data collection date for primary outcome measure)
Arms Assigned Interventions
Active Comparator: B
GLP-2 infusion
Other: GLP-2 infusion
Placebo Comparator: C
Sodium-chloride infusion
Other: Sodium-chloride
Active Comparator: A
Other: GIP-infusion


Ages Eligible for Study:   18 Years and older
Genders Eligible for Study:   Both
Accepts Healthy Volunteers:   No

Inclusion Criteria:

  • Caucasians over 18 years with type 1 diabetes (WHO criteria)
  • Arginine test without rise in plasma C-peptide
  • Normal blood Hemoglobin
  • Informed consent

Exclusion Criteria:

  • Liver disease
  • Diabetic nephropathy
  • Treatment with medications unpausable for 12 hours
  Contacts and Locations
Please refer to this study by its identifier: NCT00732602

University Hospital, Gentofte
Hellerup, Capital Region, Denmark, 2900
Sponsors and Collaborators
University Hospital, Gentofte, Copenhagen
University of Copenhagen
  More Information

No publications provided

Responsible Party: Mikkel Christensen MD, University Hospital, Gentofte, Copenhagen Identifier: NCT00732602     History of Changes
Other Study ID Numbers: H-D-2007-0058
Study First Received: August 11, 2008
Last Updated: February 12, 2009
Health Authority: Denmark: Ethics Committee

Keywords provided by University Hospital, Gentofte, Copenhagen:
Glucose-dependent Insulinotropic Polypeptide
Glucagon-Like peptide 2

Additional relevant MeSH terms:
Diabetes Mellitus
Diabetes Mellitus, Type 1
Glucose Metabolism Disorders
Metabolic Diseases
Endocrine System Diseases
Autoimmune Diseases
Immune System Diseases
Gastric Inhibitory Polypeptide
Glucagon-Like Peptide 1
Hormones, Hormone Substitutes, and Hormone Antagonists
Physiological Effects of Drugs
Pharmacologic Actions
Gastrointestinal Agents
Therapeutic Uses processed this record on April 16, 2014