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Stress Hyperglycemia. Potential Role of Incretin Analogs

The safety and scientific validity of this study is the responsibility of the study sponsor and investigators. Listing a study does not mean it has been evaluated by the U.S. Federal Government. Read our disclaimer for details. Identifier: NCT01087372
Recruitment Status : Completed
First Posted : March 16, 2010
Last Update Posted : June 8, 2010
Fundació Mateu Orfila
Information provided by:
Hospital Universitari Son Dureta

Brief Summary:
This is a prospective observational study to examine the levels of glucoregulatory hormones, with special focus on incretins levels, in critically ill patients with stress hyperglycemia.

Condition or disease
Hyperglycemia Critical Illness

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Study Type : Observational
Estimated Enrollment : 60 participants
Observational Model: Case-Only
Time Perspective: Prospective
Official Title: Stress Hyperglycemia in Critically Ill Patients. Potential Role of Incretin Analogs. A Preliminary Study
Study Start Date : January 2010
Actual Primary Completion Date : April 2010
Actual Study Completion Date : April 2010

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MedlinePlus related topics: Hyperglycemia

Primary Outcome Measures :
  1. Incretins plasmatic levels [ Time Frame: 28 days ]
    28 days and ICU mortality

Secondary Outcome Measures :
  1. glucagon [ Time Frame: 28 days ]
    28 days and ICU mortality

  2. insulin [ Time Frame: 28 days ]
    28 days and ICU mortality

  3. cortisol [ Time Frame: 28 days ]
    28 days and ICU mortality

  4. HOMA index [ Time Frame: 28 days ]
    28 days and ICU mortality

Biospecimen Retention:   Samples Without DNA
Plasma and serum samples to analyze glucorregulatory hormones.

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Ages Eligible for Study:   18 Years and older   (Adult, Older Adult)
Sexes Eligible for Study:   All
Accepts Healthy Volunteers:   No
Sampling Method:   Non-Probability Sample
Study Population
Medical-surgical ICU patients

Inclusion Criteria:

  • Age > 18 years
  • Emergent ICU admission
  • Written informed consent from patient or relative.

Exclusion Criteria:

  • Previously known type I or type II diabetes.
  • Patients who received insulin or oral antidiabetic agents before ICU admission.
  • Malignancies.
  • Scheduled surgery
  • Patients receiving enteral or parenteral nutrition.
  • Inability to obtain informed consent.

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Please refer to this study by its identifier (NCT number): NCT01087372

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Hospital Universitari Son Dureta. Intensive Care Unit
Palma de Mallorca, Illes Balears, Spain, 07014
Sponsors and Collaborators
Hospital Universitari Son Dureta
Fundació Mateu Orfila
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Principal Investigator: Juan A Llompart-Pou, M.D. Hospital Universitari Son Dureta. Intensive Care Unit
Publications automatically indexed to this study by Identifier (NCT Number):
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Responsible Party: Juan A Llompart-Pou, Hospital Universitari Son Dureta Identifier: NCT01087372    
Other Study ID Numbers: Incretins2010
First Posted: March 16, 2010    Key Record Dates
Last Update Posted: June 8, 2010
Last Verified: June 2010
Keywords provided by Hospital Universitari Son Dureta:
Stress hyperglycemia
glucoregulatory hormones
Additional relevant MeSH terms:
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Critical Illness
Disease Attributes
Pathologic Processes
Glucose Metabolism Disorders
Metabolic Diseases