GLucobay M – Evaluation Of safety and effectiveness in type 2 diabetes not well controlled on monotherapy in real life practice (GLORY)
The study is designed as non interventional to collect data on the safety especially, severe hypoglycemia or documented symptomatic hypoglycemic episodes and effectiveness of acarbose/metformin fixed-dose combination under real-life treatment condition in large sample of type-2 diabetes patients in India. The study objective is to evaluate severe hypoglycemia or documented symptomatic or asymptomatic hypoglycemic events reported as adverse events. The study will begin after the study approval by ethics committee. All patients with type 2 diabetes on acarbose or metformin monotherapy and prescribed Glucobay M will be included in study after taking the informed consent. Patients will be observed for up to 24 weeks (2 weeks).The study involves general examination of patients, collection of data like history of disease, concomitant medication, drug dose etc. The study is planned to enroll 10000 subjects from multiple study centers spread across India. The study data will be analyzed with appropriate statistical methods.
- Patient will be enrolled after the decision to administer acarbose/metformin fixed dose combination for type-2 diabetes management has been made by the attending physician on the basis of best clinical practice and patient needs. - Willing to give informed consent for participating in this study
- Patients receiving anti-diabetic medication other than acarbose, or metformin monotherapy at the time of enrollment in the study will be excluded. However, during observation period, any additional anti-diabetics medication administered by the attending physician will be allowed & recorded in case record form. - Patient receiving acarbose/metformin fixed dose combination during 3-months prior to enrollment. - Exclusion criteria should be read in conjunction with local product information
Glucobay M – Evaluation of safety and effectiveness in type 2 diabetes not well controlled on monotherapy in real life practice