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Diabetes clinical trials at UCLA

34 in progress, 12 open to eligible people

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  • DETERMINE: Detemir vs NPH

    open to eligible people ages 18 years and up

    The purpose of the study is to compare rates of neonatal hypoglycemia with maternal NPH vs determir use.

    Los Angeles, California

  • Metformin, a Drug Used to Treat Diabetes, vs Placebo

    open to eligible people ages 18 years and up

    Metformin is a drug used to treat patients with diabetes. The aim of this study is to examine the effect of Metformin along with a low-calorie diet on obese and/or overweight adults with an increased waist measurement. In addition, the study also aims to look at the effect of the drug vs. placebo on quality of life and physical activity.

    Los Angeles, California

  • Duodenal Mucosal Resurfacing Using the Revita® System in Subjects With Type 2 Diabetes on Insulin Therapy

    open to eligible people ages 21-70

    The Revita® system is being investigated to assess the efficacy of DMR versus Sham on improvement in Glycemic, Hepatic and Cardiovascular endpoints for patients with Type 2 Diabetes who are inadequately controlled with insulin therapy. The purpose of this study is to demonstrate the efficacy and safety of the Fractyl DMR Procedure using the Revita® System compared to a sham. Subjects randomized to the DMR procedure will be followed per protocol till 48 weeks post treatment. Subjects in the Sham treatment arm will be offered cross over to receive the DMR treatment at 48 weeks and will be followed per protocol for 48 weeks post treatment.

    Los Angeles, California and other locations

  • Treatment With COMS One Device in Subjects With Diabetic Foot Ulcers

    open to eligible people ages 22-90

    The purpose of this clinical trial is to evaluate the safety and effectiveness of the treatment with the COMS One device in subjects with refractory diabetic foot ulcers (DFUs). The prospective randomized, double-blinded, sham-controlled trial is designed to demonstrate superiority of wound closure of the COMS One device to a sham-control device at 12 weeks post-application, when each is administered in conjunction with standard of care (SOC) in the treatment of DFUs.

    Los Angeles, California and other locations

  • TrialNet Pathway to Prevention of T1D

    open to eligible people ages 30 months to 45 years

    Rationale: The accrual of data from the laboratory and from epidemiologic and prevention trials has improved the understanding of the etiology and pathogenesis of type 1 diabetes mellitus (T1DM). Genetic and immunologic factors play a key role in the development of T1DM, and characterization of the early metabolic abnormalities in T1DM is steadily increasing. However, information regarding the natural history of T1DM remains incomplete. The TrialNet Natural History Study of the Development of T1DM (Pathway to Prevention Study) has been designed to clarify this picture, and in so doing, will contribute to the development and implementation of studies aimed at prevention of and early treatment in T1DM. Purpose: TrialNet is an international network dedicated to the study, prevention, and early treatment of type 1 diabetes. TrialNet sites are located throughout the United States, Canada, Finland, United Kingdom, Italy, Germany, Sweden, Australia, and New Zealand. TrialNet is dedicated to testing new approaches to the prevention of and early intervention for type 1 diabetes. The goal of the TrialNet Natural History Study of the Development of Type 1 Diabetes is to enhance our understanding of the demographic, immunologic, and metabolic characteristics of individuals at risk for developing type 1 diabetes. The Natural History Study will screen relatives of people with type 1 diabetes to identify those at risk for developing the disease. Relatives of people with type 1 diabetes have about a 5% percent chance of being positive for the antibodies associated with diabetes. TrialNet will identify adults and children at risk for developing diabetes by testing for the presence of these antibodies in the blood. A positive antibody test is an early indication that damage to insulin-secreting cells may have begun. If this test is positive, additional testing will be offered to determine the likelihood that a person may develop diabetes. Individuals with antibodies will be offered the opportunity for further testing to determine their risk of developing diabetes over the next 5 years and to receive close monitoring for the development of diabetes.

    Orange, California and other locations

  • Shared Decision Making Intervention for Diabetes Prevention in Women With a History of Gestational Diabetes Mellitus

    open to eligible females ages 18-54

    Our goal is to test whether shared decision making for diabetes prevention can help women with a history of gestational diabetes mellitus (GDM) who are at high risk of developing type 2 diabetes (T2DM) increase weight loss and adoption of evidence based strategies to lower their risk of incident diabetes.

    Los Angeles, California and other locations

  • Daily Oral Orforglipron (LY3502970) Compared With Insulin Glargine in Participants With Type 2 Diabetes and Obesity or Overweight at Increased Cardiovascular Risk

    open to eligible people ages 18 years and up

    The main purpose of this study is to determine safety and efficacy of orforglipron compared with insulin glargine in participants with type 2 diabetes and obesity or overweight at increased cardiovascular risk. The study will last approximately 2 years may include up to 27 visits.

    Torrance, California and other locations

  • Bacteriophage Therapy in Patients With Diabetic Foot Osteomyelitis

    open to eligible people ages 18-85

    This is a phase IIa randomized trial designed to evaluate bacteriophage therapy in patients with diabetic foot osteomyelitis.

    Torrance, California and other locations

  • Tirzepatide on Progression of Coronary Atherosclerosis Using MDCT

    open to eligible people ages 40-80

    A multi-center, randomized, double-blind, placebo-controlled, parallel-group phase IV Study evaluating the effects of tirzepatide on atherosclerotic plaque progression assessed by coronary computed tomography angiography (CCTA) in participants with a diagnosis of type II Diabetes (T2DM) and atherosclerosis.

    Torrance, California

  • Improving Islet Transplantation Outcomes With Gastrin for Type I Diabetes

    open to eligible people ages 18-68

    This clinical study will evaluate the safety and effectiveness of Gastrin treatment with islet transplantation to help patients with difficult to control type 1 diabetes make insulin again and improve blood sugar control. This study involves two investigational (experimental) products not yet approved by the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) as a treatment for any disease: 1. Human allogenic islet cells (islet cells from a deceased, unrelated human donor) 2. Gastrin-17 (Gastrin) - a hormone secreted by the gut

    Duarte, California

  • Metformin in Pre-Diabetes on Atherosclerotic Cardiovascular OuTcomes

    open to eligible people ages 18 years and up

    This research will help us to learn if the medicine called metformin reduces the risk of death, heart attacks, and/or strokes in patients who have pre-diabetes and heart or blood vessel problems.

    West Los Angeles, California and other locations

  • Contezolid Acefosamil and Contezolid Compared to Linezolid Administered Intravenously and Orally to Adults With Moderate or Severe Diabetic Foot Infections (DFI)

    open to eligible people ages 18 years and up

    This is a Phase 3, multicenter, randomized, double-blind, safety and efficacy study of contezolid acefosamil (IV)/contezolid (PO) compared with linezolid (IV and PO) administered for a total of 14 to 28 days in adult subjects with moderate or severe DFI.

    Torrance, California and other locations

  • Learn How Well Finerenone Works and How Safe it is in Adult Participants With Non-diabetic Chronic Kidney Disease

    Sorry, in progress, not accepting new patients

    Researchers are looking for a better way to treat people who have non-diabetic chronic kidney disease (non-diabetic CKD). The trial treatment, finerenone, is being developed to help people who have long lasting kidney disease, also known as chronic kidney disease (CKD). It works by blocking a certain hormone called aldosterone that causes injury and inflammation in the heart and kidney which is known to play a role in CKD. In this trial, the researchers want to learn if finerenone helps to slow down the worsening of the participants' non-diabetic CKD compared to a placebo. A placebo looks like a trial treatment but does not have any medicine in it. The trial will include about 1,580 men and women who are at least 18 years old. The participants will take finerenone or a placebo once a day as tablets by mouth. All of the participants will also continue to take their current medicine for their CKD. The participants will be in the trial for up to about 50 months. During the trial, the doctors will collect blood and urine samples and check the participants' health. The participants will also answer questions about how they are feeling and what adverse events they are having. An adverse event is a medical problem that happens during the trial. Doctors keep track of all adverse events that happen in trials, even if they do not think the adverse events might be related to the trial treatments.

    Los Angeles, California and other locations

  • Atrasentan in Patients With Proteinuric Glomerular Diseases

    Sorry, in progress, not accepting new patients

    The AFFINITY Study is a phase 2, open-label, basket study to evaluate the efficacy and safety of atrasentan in patients with proteinuric glomerular disease who are at risk of progressive loss of renal function.

    Glendale, California and other locations

  • Research Study Comparing How Well Different Doses of the Medicine NN0519-0130 Lower Blood Sugar in People With Type 2 Diabetes

    Sorry, not yet accepting patients

    This study will look at how well a new medicine called NNC0519-0130 helps people with type 2 diabetes lower their blood sugar and body weight. The study will test up to 7 different doses of NNC0519-0130. Which treatment participant will get is decided by chance. Participants will take 1-3 injections once a week. The study medicine will be injected under skin with a thin needle in the stomach, thigh, or upper arm. The study will last for about 40 weeks.

    Torrance, California and other locations

  • Research Study to Look at How Semaglutide Compared to Placebo Affects Diabetic Eye Disease in People With Type 2 Diabetes

    Sorry, in progress, not accepting new patients

    This study will look at the long-term effects of semaglutide (active medicine) on diabetic eye disease when compared to placebo (dummy medicine). The study will be performed in people with type 2 diabetes. Participants will either get semaglutide or placebo in addition to their diabetes medicines - which treatment the participant gets is decided by chance. Participants will inject the study medicine using a pen-injector. The medicine must be injected in a skin fold in the stomach, thigh or upper arm once a week. The study will last for 5 years.

    Los Angeles, California and other locations

  • Tirzepatide (LY3298176) Compared With Dulaglutide on Major Cardiovascular Events in Participants With Type 2 Diabetes

    Sorry, in progress, not accepting new patients

    The purpose of the trial is to assess the efficacy and safety of tirzepatide to dulaglutide in participants with type 2 diabetes and increased cardiovascular risk.

    Torrance, California and other locations

  • IgPro20 in Adults With Dermatomyositis (DM)

    Sorry, in progress, not accepting new patients

    This is a phase 3, multicenter, randomized, placebo-controlled, double-blind study of IgPro20 (subcutaneous Ig) treatment in adult subjects with dermatomyositis (DM). The primary objective of this study is to assess the efficacy of IgPro20 subcutaneous (SC) doses in comparison to placebo in adult subjects with DM, as measured by responder status based on Total Improvement Score (TIS) assessments.

    Los Angeles, California and other locations

  • Vamikibart (RO7200220) in Combination With Ranibizumab in Diabetic Macular Edema

    Sorry, in progress, not accepting new patients

    Study BP43464 is a phase II, multicenter, randomized, double-masked active comparator-controlled study designed to assess the efficacy, safety, tolerability, pharmacokinetics (PK) and pharmacodynamics (PD) of vamikibart in combination with, anti-vascular endothelial growth factor (VEGF) inhibitor, ranibizumab compared with ranibizumab alone in participants with diabetic macular edema. Only one eye will be chosen as the study eye. The duration of the study will be 76 weeks.

    Torrance, California and other locations

  • Vamikibart (RO7200220) in Diabetic Macular Edema

    Sorry, in progress, not accepting new patients

    Study BP43445 is a phase II, multicenter, randomized, double-masked, active comparator-controlled study to investigate the efficacy, safety, tolerability, pharmacokinetics, and pharmacodynamics of vamikibart administered intravitreally in participants with diabetic macular edema. Only one eye will be chosen as the study eye. The duration of the study will be up to 76 weeks.

    Torrance, California and other locations

  • Learn How Well the Treatment Combination of Finerenone and Empagliflozin Works and How Safe it is Compared to Each Treatment Alone in Adult Participants With Long-term Kidney Disease (Chronic Kidney Disease) and Type 2 Diabetes

    Sorry, not currently recruiting here

    Finerenone works by blocking a group of proteins, called mineralocorticoid receptor. An increased stimulation of mineralocorticoid receptor is known to trigger injury and inflammation in the kidney and is therefore thought to play a role in CKD. Empagliflozin lowers blood sugar levels by increasing the excretion of glucose from the blood into the urine. In this study, the researchers want to learn how well the combination of finerenone and empagliflozin helps to slow down the worsening of the participants' kidney function compared to either treatment alone. For this, the level of protein in the urine will be measured. The investigators also want to know how safe the combination is compared to either treatment alone. Depending on the treatment group, the participants will either take the combination of finerenone and empagliflozin, or finerenone together with a placebo, or empagliflozin together with a placebo, once a day as tablets by mouth. A placebo looks like a treatment but does not have any medicine in it. Importantly, the participants will also continue to take their other current medicine for CKD and T2D. The participants will be in the study for up to 7.5 months and will take the study treatments for 6 months. During the study, participants will visit the study site 7 times. The study team will: - collect blood and urine samples - check the participants' vital signs - do a physical examination including height and weight - check the participants' heart health by using an electrocardiogram (ECG) - monitor the participants' blood pressure - ask the participants questions about how they are feeling and what adverse events they may be having An adverse event is any problem that happens during the trial. Doctors keep track of all events that happen in trials, even if they do not think the events might be related to the study treatments.

    Sylmar, California and other locations

  • Cryopreserved Human Umbilical Cord (TTAX01) for Late Stage, Complex Non-healing Diabetic Foot Ulcers (AMBULATE DFU)

    Sorry, in progress, not accepting new patients

    It is hypothesized that application at 4-week or greater intervals of the human placental umbilical cord tissue TTAX01 to the surface of a well debrided, complex diabetic foot ulcer (DFU) will, with concomitant management of infection, will result in a higher rate of wounds showing complete healing within 26 weeks of initiating therapy, compared with standard care alone. This confirmatory Phase 3 study examines a population of diabetic foot ulcer patients having adequate perfusion, with or without neuropathy, and a high suspicion of associated osteomyelitis in a complex, high grade wound.

    Sylmar, California and other locations

  • Daily Blood Glucose Trends in Patients at Risk for Diabetes

    Sorry, not yet accepting patients

    The goal of this study is to learn about the relationship between blood sugar, diet, stress, and metabolic parameters including waist circumference, body mass index (BMI), cholesterol levels and blood pressure in patients at risk for diabetes. The main questions it aims to answer are 1) are there trends in blood sugar responses after meals for patients at risk of developing diabetes? And 2) are there correlations between stress and fluctuations in blood sugar? During the first visit, participant's waist circumference, body composition, cholesterol, and resting blood pressure will be measured, and a continuous glucose monitor sensor will be placed on the participant's non-dominant arm. This sensor will be worn for seven days, and the participant will be asked to complete a daily food log during that time. Each participant will be asked to return to clinic after one week to return the continuous glucose monitor and daily food log.

    Los Angeles, California

  • Retatrutide Compared With Placebo in Participants With Type 2 Diabetes and Moderate or Severe Renal Impairment, With Inadequate Glycemic Control on Basal Insulin, With or Without Metformin and/or SGLT2 Inhibitor (TRANSCEND-T2D-3)

    Sorry, not yet accepting patients

    The purpose of this study is to investigate the efficacy and safety of retatrutide compared with placebo in participants with Type 2 Diabetes and renal impairment, with inadequate glycemic control on basal insulin alone or a combination of basal insulin with or without metformin and/or sodium-glucose cotransporter-2 (SGLT2) inhibitor. The study will last about 14 months and may include up to 22 visits.

    Torrance, California and other locations

  • Islet Cell Transplant for Type 1 Diabetes

    Sorry, in progress, not accepting new patients

    City of Hope National Medical Center, located in Duarte, CA, is hosting a clinical study on islet cell transplantation, an experimental procedure being evaluated as a treatment for patients with type 1 diabetes. Islet cell transplantation involves taking insulin-producing cells from organ donors and transplanting them into the liver of a patient with diabetes. Once transplanted, the islets produce insulin, which can improve blood sugar control and eliminate the need to inject insulin or use an insulin pump. Anti-thymocyte globulin (ATG) and alemtuzumab (Campath) are anti-rejection medications that work by decreasing a patient's T-cells. T-cells are special white blood cells that recognize and destroy unwanted things like infections but can also attack transplanted cells and organs. Reducing the number of T-cells at the time of transplant may protect islets and improve long-term transplant success. In previous research studies, islet transplantation has been successful in reducing low blood sugar episodes, improving overall blood sugar control, and in some cases, allowing patients with type 1 diabetes to stop taking insulin. The purpose of this study is to determine if islet cell transplantation using ATG or alemtuzumab, along with additional medications to prevent the body from rejecting the transplanted cells, is a safe and effective treatment for type 1 diabetes. Study participants may receive up to three islet transplants and will be followed for five years to monitor blood sugar control, islet transplant function, and changes in quality of life.

    Duarte, California

  • ActiGraft Compared to Standard of Care in DFUs

    Sorry, in progress, not accepting new patients

    - The study is a multi-center, prospective, randomized, controlled, single blinded clinical study consisting of 150 subjects from up to 20 centers. - The subjects are randomized to receive 1 of 2 treatments, either with ActiGraft and standard of care (SOC) or with SOC alone. - The target ulcers are evaluated weekly by the investigator. The subject is treated once a week, to receive weekly applications of the ActiGraft + SOC or SOC until for up to 12 weeks or until the study ulcer has completely healed (i.e., 100% closure as assessed by the Investigator and blinded assessor and confirmed 2 weeks later at the healing confirmation visit (HCV). One additional visit per week is optional for both arms, for the purpose of changing only (1) the secondary dressing in the ActiGraft arm or (2) change the standard of care dressing in the control arm. - Immediately after the study ulcer is confirmed as completely healed, subjects will enter the 12-week Follow-up Phase. During the Follow-Up phase, subjects will be evaluated twice during the first month and then monthly for two additional visits every 4 weeks until the completion of the 12-week Follow-up Phase.

    Sylmar, California and other locations

  • AT-001 in Patients With Diabetic Cardiomyopathy

    Sorry, in progress, not accepting new patients

    This is a multicenter, randomized, placebo-controlled, 2-part study to evaluate the safety and efficacy of AT-001 in adult patients (N=675) with Diabetic Cardiomyopathy at high risk of progression to overt heart failure.

    Torrance, California and other locations

  • Type 2 Diabetes and Blood Brain Barrier Improvement

    Sorry, not yet accepting patients

    The majority of T2DM adults show thiamine (vitamin B1) deficiency which may contribute to impaired function. This study will examine patients with T2DM through brain MRI scans, cognition assessments, blood tests, and questionnaires. Our goal is to see if a thiamine treatment (taking vitamin B1 capsules) can improve function. Patients will be asked to come to UCLA two times three months apart and each visit will last about 2.5-3 hours.

    Los Angeles, California

  • UCLA Health Patient Health Maintenance Outreach Text Message

    Sorry, accepting new patients by invitation only

    This is a prospective randomized clinical trial evaluating how behaviorally-informed outreach text messages impact patient engagement with primary care. This prospective randomized control trial is being implemented in conjunction with UCLA Health's larger quality improvement initiative (the My Action Plan Quality Improvement Initiative) in order to improve primary care preventive measure completion rates.

    Los Angeles, California

  • UCLA Health Patient Health Maintenance Text Reminder

    Sorry, accepting new patients by invitation only

    This is a prospective randomized clinical trial evaluating how behaviorally-informed outreach text message reminders impact patient engagement with primary care. This prospective randomized control trial is being implemented in conjunction with UCLA Health's larger quality improvement initiative (the My Action Plan Quality Improvement Initiative) in order to improve primary care preventive measure completion rates.

    Los Angeles, California

  • UCLA Health Patient Health Maintenance Text Reminder July 2023

    Sorry, accepting new patients by invitation only

    This is a prospective randomized clinical trial evaluating how behaviorally-informed outreach text message reminders impact patient engagement with primary care. This prospective randomized control trial is being implemented in conjunction with UCLA Health's larger quality improvement initiative (the My Action Plan Quality Improvement Initiative) in order to improve primary care preventive measure completion rates.

    Los Angeles, California

  • UCLA Health Patient Health Maintenance With Interactive Text Reminder

    Sorry, not yet accepting patients

    This is a prospective randomized clinical trial evaluating how behaviorally-informed outreach text message reminders impact patient engagement with primary care. This prospective randomized control trial is being implemented in conjunction with UCLA Health's larger quality improvement initiative (the My Action Plan Quality Improvement Initiative) in order to improve primary care preventive measure completion rates.

  • Predicting Diabetic Retinopathy From Risk Factor Data and Digital Retinal Images

    Sorry, in progress, not accepting new patients

    The objective of this study is to compare the results of a deep learning approach to diabetic retinopathy assessment with results from (1) an in-person examination with an ophthalmologist, and (2) the assessments of optometrists involved in a teleretinal screening program.

    Los Angeles, California and other locations

  • Diabetes Prevention Program Outcomes Study AD/ADRD Project

    Sorry, accepting new patients by invitation only

    The DPPOS AD/ADRD project will address the overarching question: What are the determinants and the nature of cognitive impairment among persons with pre-diabetes (PreD) and type 2 diabetes (T2D), who are a high-risk group for cognitive impairment and represent a large fraction of the United States (US) population? This U19 proposal addresses the National Alzheimer's Project Act goal to "prevent, halt, or reverse AD" in the high-risk group of persons with pre-diabetes and type 2 diabetes, who represent over half of the population aged 60 years and older in the US.

    Alhambra, California and other locations

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