A Study of Improved Efficacy, Safety and Compliance to Administer Insulin in Pen vs. Vial and Syringe

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Northwell Health

Status

Completed

Conditions

Diabetes

Treatments

Device: Insulin Pen Device

Study type

Observational

Funder types

Other

Identifiers

NCT01857375
09-029

Details and patient eligibility

About

This research is to determine the use of insulin pens compared to syringe and vial therapy in adults newly begun on insulin therapy during their hospital stay.

Full description

This research is to determine the use of insulin pens compared to syringe and vial therapy in adults newly begun on insulin therapy during their hospital stay. Patients will have no prior experience using insulin or other self-administered injectable medicine. The study will examine which method of administering insulin reduces dosing errors, causes a lower incidence of low blood sugars, increases adherence to therapy and with which method patients are more satisfied.

Enrollment

35 patients

Sex

All

Ages

18+ years old

Volunteers

Accepts Healthy Volunteers

Inclusion criteria

Adult in hospital and diagnosed with diabetes; must have no prior experience using insulin or other self-administered injectable medicine. they must be able to prepare an injection and to self administer the insulin using either a pen device or syringe and vial. They must be willing to monitor their blood sugar three times per day and keep a diary of their sugar measurements and insulin doses.

Exclusion criteria

Previously treated with injectable medicine

Trial design

35 participants in 2 patient groups

Group receiving insulin via vial/syringe
Description:
This group will receive their insulin via vial/syringe
Insulin Pen
Description:
Patients receiving insulin via insulin pen
Treatment:
Device: Insulin Pen Device

Trial contacts and locations

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