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Serum METRNL Concentration in Type 2 Diabetes

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Recruitment Status : Completed
First Posted : June 21, 2017
Last Update Posted : June 21, 2017
Information provided by (Responsible Party):
Bon Jeong Ku, Chungnam National University Hospital

Brief Summary:
The investigators measured serum METRNL levels in newly diagnosed patients with type 2 diabetes (T2DM) compared with normal glucose tolerance or prediabetes and explored the correlations between its serum levels and various metabolic parameters

Condition or disease
Diabetes Mellitus, Type 2

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Study Type : Observational
Actual Enrollment : 125 participants
Observational Model: Case-Control
Time Perspective: Prospective
Official Title: Comparison of Serum METRNL Concentration Between Type 2 Diabetes and Normal Glucose Tolerance
Actual Study Start Date : January 1, 2014
Actual Primary Completion Date : November 30, 2016
Actual Study Completion Date : November 30, 2016

Resource links provided by the National Library of Medicine

Diabetes Mellitus
Normal glucose tolerance

Primary Outcome Measures :
  1. serum METRNL concentration [ Time Frame: on the 1 day of oral glucose tolerance test ]

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Ages Eligible for Study:   19 Years and older   (Adult, Older Adult)
Sexes Eligible for Study:   All
Accepts Healthy Volunteers:   Yes
Sampling Method:   Probability Sample
Study Population
Oral glucose tolerance test (OGTT) was performed in all of the included participants. The participants were divided into three groups according to the American Diabetes Association criteria; normal glucose tolerance, prediabetes and diabetes mellitus.

Inclusion Criteria:

  • Subjects who have not been diagnosed diabetes mellitus

Exclusion Criteria:

  • Person with diabetes who were treated with oral hypoglycemic agent or insulin
  • Individuals with type 1 diabetes, gestational diabetes, active hepatitis/liver cirrhosis, chronic renal failure on hemodialysis, congestive heart failure, or other known major disease

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Responsible Party: Bon Jeong Ku, Professor, Chungnam National University Hospital Identifier: NCT03194100     History of Changes
Other Study ID Numbers: METRNL
First Posted: June 21, 2017    Key Record Dates
Last Update Posted: June 21, 2017
Last Verified: June 2017

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Studies a U.S. FDA-regulated Drug Product: No
Studies a U.S. FDA-regulated Device Product: No
Additional relevant MeSH terms:
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Diabetes Mellitus
Diabetes Mellitus, Type 2
Glucose Metabolism Disorders
Metabolic Diseases
Endocrine System Diseases