A Pan Asian Trial Comparing Efficacy and Safety of NN5401 and Biphasic Insulin Aspart 30 in Type 2 Diabetes (BOOST™)

This study has been completed.
Information provided by (Responsible Party):
Novo Nordisk A/S
ClinicalTrials.gov Identifier:
First received: January 29, 2010
Last updated: November 26, 2013
Last verified: November 2013

This trial is conducted in Asia. The aim of this clinical trial is to compare NN5401 (insulin degludec/insulin aspart (IDegAsp)) with biphasic insulin aspart (BIAsp) 30 in patients with type 2 diabetes not optimally controlled on once or twice daily insulin with or without metformin.

Condition Intervention Phase
Diabetes Mellitus, Type 2
Drug: insulin degludec/insulin aspart
Drug: biphasic insulin aspart 30
Phase 3

Study Type: Interventional
Study Design: Allocation: Randomized
Endpoint Classification: Safety/Efficacy Study
Intervention Model: Parallel Assignment
Masking: Open Label
Primary Purpose: Treatment
Official Title: A Pan Asian Trial Comparing Efficacy and Safety of NN5401 and Biphasic Insulin Aspart 30 in Type 2 Diabetes (BOOST™: INTENSIFY ALL)

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Further study details as provided by Novo Nordisk A/S:

Primary Outcome Measures:
  • Change in HbA1c (glycosylated haemoglobin) after 26 weeks of treatment [ Time Frame: Week 0, Week 26 ] [ Designated as safety issue: No ]

Secondary Outcome Measures:
  • Mean of 9-point Self Measured Plasma Glucose Profile (SMPG) at Week 26 [ Time Frame: Week 26 ] [ Designated as safety issue: No ]
  • Rate of Confirmed Hypoglycaemic Episodes [ Time Frame: Week 0 to Week 26 + 7 days follow up ] [ Designated as safety issue: No ]
  • Rate of Nocturnal Confirmed Hypoglycaemic Episodes [ Time Frame: Week 0 to Week 26 + 7 days follow up ] [ Designated as safety issue: No ]
  • Change in body weight [ Time Frame: Week 0, Week 26 ] [ Designated as safety issue: No ]

Enrollment: 424
Study Start Date: February 2010
Study Completion Date: December 2010
Primary Completion Date: December 2010 (Final data collection date for primary outcome measure)
Arms Assigned Interventions
Experimental: IDegAsp BID Drug: insulin degludec/insulin aspart
Injected subcutaneously twice daily. Dose was individually adjusted.
Active Comparator: BIAsp 30 BID Drug: biphasic insulin aspart 30
Injected subcutaneously twice daily. Dose was individually adjusted.


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

Inclusion Criteria:

  • Male or female at least 18 years of age (at least 20 years for Japan)
  • Type 2 diabetes mellitus (diagnosed clinically) for at least 6 months
  • Subject on basal human or analogue insulin, once daily (OD) or twice daily (BID) with or without metformin for at least 3 months or subject on premixed human or analogue insulin or self-mixed insulin regimen, containing 20-40% fast/rapid-acting component, OD or BID, with or without metformin, for at least 3 months
  • HbA1c 7.0-10.0 % (both inclusive) by central laboratory analysis
  • Body mass index (BMI) maximum 35.0 kg/m^2

Exclusion Criteria:

  • Treatment with oral antidiabetic drugs (OADs) (except metformin) within the last 8 weeks prior to Visit 1
  • Treatment with thiazolidinediones (TZDs) or glucagon like peptide 1 (GLP-1) receptor agonists within 3 months prior to Visit 1
  • Cardiovascular disease, within the last 6 months prior to Visit 1, defined as: stroke; decompensated heart failure New York Heart Association (NYHA) class III or IV; myocardial infarction; unstable angina pectoris; or coronary arterial bypass graft or angioplasty
  • Uncontrolled treated/untreated severe hypertension (systolic blood pressure at least 180 millimetre (mm) mercury (Hg) and/or diastolic blood pressure at least 100 mmHg)
  • Pregnancy, breast-feeding, the intention of becoming pregnant or not using adequate contraceptive measures according to local requirements
  • Cancer and medical history of cancer (except basal cell skin cancer or squamous cell skin cancer)
  Contacts and Locations
Please refer to this study by its ClinicalTrials.gov identifier: NCT01059812

Hong Kong
Hong Kong, Hong Kong
Koriyama-shi, Japan, 963 8851
Korea, Republic of
Incheon, Korea, Republic of, 400-103
Johor Bahru, Malaysia, 80100
Taichung, Taiwan, 404
Sponsors and Collaborators
Novo Nordisk A/S
Study Director: Global Clinical Registry (GCR, 1452) Novo Nordisk A/S
  More Information

Additional Information:
No publications provided

Responsible Party: Novo Nordisk A/S
ClinicalTrials.gov Identifier: NCT01059812     History of Changes
Other Study ID Numbers: NN5401-3597, U1111-1111-7210, 101040
Study First Received: January 29, 2010
Last Updated: November 26, 2013
Health Authority: Japan: Ministry of Health, Labor and Welfare
Malaysia: National Pharmaceutical Control Bureau
South Korea: Korea Food and Drug Administration (KFDA)
Taiwan: Department of Health
Hong Kong: Department of Health

Additional relevant MeSH terms:
Diabetes Mellitus
Diabetes Mellitus, Type 2
Glucose Metabolism Disorders
Metabolic Diseases
Endocrine System Diseases
Insulin aspart
Insulin, NPH
Hypoglycemic Agents
Physiological Effects of Drugs
Pharmacologic Actions

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